A beautiful sestertius of Philip II with a magnificent turquoise patina
Lot 2346
Philip II, as Caesar, 244-247. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29 mm, 16.55 g, 12 h), Rome, 246-247. M IVL PHILIPPVS CAES Bare-headed and draped bust of Philip II to right, seen from behind. Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENT / S - C Philip II, in military attire, standing front, head to left, holding globe in his right hand and spear in his left. Cohen 49. RIC 256a. A very attractive example with an absolutely magnificent turquoise patina. The reverse somewhat double struck and with two tiny nicks, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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