BITHYNIA Cius Philip I AD 244-249. Bronze (AE; 28-29mm; 11.78g; 12h) M IOV ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC A Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right. Rev. KIAN-ΩΝ Herakles standing right, with lion's skin over shoulder, his left arm resting on club, placed on rock. Very rare.
BMC – cf. p. 136, 48 (Gallienus); Rec.Gen. - ; SNG Cop. -; SNG Hunter. -; SNG Leypold -; SNG v.Aulock - 512 (Gordian III).
From the stock of E. Beckenbauer München 1980.