Roman Ae25 Coin of Philip II in a Crystal Pendant

GBP 250.00

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Object Description

A Roman Ae25 coin minted for Philip II in Nisibis, Mesopotamia, surrounded by a crystal pendant mount. The coin features the profile bust of the Emperor, facing left, radiate, draped and cuirassed. His head is surrounded by the Greek legend AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CЄB. The reverse depicts the frontal image of Tyche, seated within a tetrastyle temple. Above her head is a ram leaping to the right while facing left. To the lower right, there is a half-length figure of the river-god swimming right. The legend reads IOY CЄΠ KOΛΩ NЄCIBI MHT.

The coin is encased in a custom-made modern stainless steel bezel to the obverse, decorated with high quality faceted crystal. On the reverse there is a silver mount, to stabilise the coin within its frame. The pendant is hung from a silver chain, included with the piece.

Dimension listed below measure from clasp to the end of the pendant.

Date: Circa AD 247-249.

Object Condition

Fine condition.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:3.6 x H:31.5 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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