A.K.Collection: Coin ID L20 from Lot no. 1150


Alexandria Philip I AD 244-249. Tetradrachm (AE; 22-24mm; 12.29g; 12h) 246/247. A K M IOV ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC EVCE Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip to right, seen from back. Rev. Elpis standing left, holds flower in right hand and raises skirt of chiton with left hand; in field, L – Δ (= year 4).

Alexandria p. 40 and p. 127 pl. 15 (this coin illustrated); BMC p. 253, 1957var (legend); Dattari 4873var (legend); Geissen p. 256, 2727var (legend).

From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1970.


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