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Numismatics
Ruler: Philip II, Emperor of Rome, 238–249, ruled 247–49
Mint: Antioch
Artist: Unknown

Tetradrachm of Philip II from Antioch

A.D. 244–49

Billon

8.82 g, 7:00, 26.4 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.6000.2198
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos
Made in Antioch, Syria
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Library, New Haven Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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