A very rare aureus of Philip II
Lot 1118
Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.75 g, 12 h), Rome, 245. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Philip II to right, seen from behind. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENT Philip II, as prince of the youth, standing front in military attire, head to left, holding globe in his right hand and long scepter in his left. Calicó 3275. Cohen 46. RIC 218a corr. (scepter not standard). Very rare. A lovely piece with a fine portrait. Minor graffito of X on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 105, 10 May 2017, 942.
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2500 CHF
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8000 CHF
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