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Philip I Antoninianus

Philip I Antoninianus, Emperor AD 244-249, minted at Rome AD 244, RIC 47, RSC 205, 4.36 gms, Obverse:  radiate and draped bust of Philip I facing right, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, Reverse:  Salus standing half-left, feeding a serpent rising from an altar from a patera in her right hand, and holding a rudder in her left, SALVS AVG, a very lustrous coin well struck and centered on a broad flan, full/near full circle of beads on both sides, a superb and expressionistic portrait of Philip in high relief, a high relief Salus on the reverse, and full and clear legends on both sides, a very beautiful coin indeed with an especially wonderful portrait of Philip, graded Mint State by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, Asking price:  $350 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Philip I Antoninianus

Philip I Antoninianus, Emperor AD 244-249, minted at Rome, RIC 36b, RSC 80, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I facing right, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, Reverse:  Laetitia standing left, holding a wreath in her right hand and steadying a rudder with her left, LAETIT FVNDAT, a very lustrous coin well centered and struck, a superb stern faced and wonderfully-nosed portrait of Philip, a detailed Laetitia on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, for accuracy’s sake a few small spots of verdigris are noted on the reverse, which to me are no detraction from a very lovely coin, Asking price:  $120 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Philip I Antoninianus

Philip I Antoninianus, Emperor AD 244-249, minted at Rome AD 244-247, RIC 49b, RSC 227, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I facing right, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, Reverse:  Victory advancing right, holding a wreath in her right hand and a palm branch over her shoulder with her left, VICTORIA AVG, a very lustrous coin with a tiny touch of attractive toning, an ugly duckling coin if ever I saw one with a nevertheless great portrait of Philip and a detailed Victory on the reverse and well struck and centered, somehow managing a nearly full beaded circle on its obverse, full and clear legends on both sides, a hairline flan crack is noted for accuracy, though of no significance to the structural integrity of the coin, Asking price:  $92 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Philip I Antoninianus

Philip I Antoninianus, Emperor AD 244-249, minted at Rome circa AD 248, RIC 41, RSC 102,  23 mm, 4.4 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I facing right, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, Reverse:  Pax advancing left, holding a branch in her upraised right hand and a long transverse scepter in her left arm, PAX AETERN, a very lustrous coin well struck and centered on a large flan, super portrait of Philip and a detailed Pax on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, a very beautiful coin, Asking price:  $185 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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Philip I Antoninianus

Philip I Antoninianus, Emperor AD 244-249, minted at Rome AD 247, RIC 65, RSC 171, 23.5 mm, 4.39 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I facing right, IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, Reverse:  Roma seated left on a shield, holding Victory in her upraised right palm and a long scepter in her left arm, an altar at her feet, ROMAE AETERNAE, a very lustrous coin, sharp and well struck and centered, a superb portrait of Philip, a detailed Roma and devices on the reverse, and full and clear legends on both sides, a lovely, lovely coin that is pin sharp and struck on a broad, heavy flan, Asking price:  $180 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page

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Philip I Antoninianus

Philip I Antoninianus, Emperor AD 244-249, minted at Rome AD 244-247, RIC 28c, RSC 25, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I facing right, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, Reverse:  Annona standing half-left, holding ears of grain over a modius with her right hand and cradling a cornucopia in her left arm, ANNONA AVGG, a very lustrous coin, brilliantly so, that is sharply struck and well centered, a gorgeous and pin sharp portrait of Philip, an Annona struck with a fresh die and with exquisite detail, and full and clear legends on both sides, a full (or 99%!) ring of beads on the obverse and full ring on the reverse,  just a jewel of an example of this issue, beautiful, Asking price:  $345 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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Philip I Antoninianus

Philip I Antoninianus, Emperor AD 244-249, minted at Rome AD 244-247, RIC 40b, RSC 103, 23 mm, 3.73 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I facing right, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, Reverse:  Pax standing half-left, her head turned left, holding an olive branch in her upraised right hand and a long transverse scepter in her left arm, PAX AETERN, a very lustrous and bright coin, sharp and superbly struck portrait of Philip, a detailed Pax on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, a well struck and centered coin with the technical observation and note that there is just a tiny touch of weak strike on the leg of Pax at the highest point (as struck), a beautiful and sharp coin struck on a large flan and graded EF by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, Asking price:  $185 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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Philip I Antoninianus

Philip I Antoninianus, Emperor AD 244-249, minted at Rome AD 248, RIC 15, RSC 178, 4.83 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I facing right, IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, Reverse:  She-wolf standing left, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus, SAECVLARES AVGG, II in exergue, a very lustrous coin that is well centered and struck with a wonderful portrait of Philip, a detailed lupa and twins, and full and clear legends on boths sides, a scarce issue for Philip that commemorates the thousandth anniversary of the founding of Rome, a very beautiful coin indeed, Asking price:  $485 includes priority shipping and insurance, registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Philip I Antoninianus

Philip I Antoninianus, Emperor AD 244-249, struck at Rome AD 247-249, RIC 58, RSC 17, 3.8 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I facing right, IMP PHILIPPVS AVG, Reverse:  Elephant walking left, guided by a rider holding a goad and a wand, AETERNITAS AVGG, a very lustrous coin well centered and struck with a wonderful portrait of Philip, a sharp and detailed elephant and driver in especially high relief, full and clear legends on both sides, a really beautiful coin indeed that is graded Extremely Fine by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, and aside from the well struck portrait, a much better struck reverse than most by far I’ve seen of this issue with a fine piece of pachyderm from tusk to tail, a scarce issue for Philip, Asking price:  $675 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Philip I Antoninianus

Philip I Antoninianus, Emperor AD 244-249, struck at Rome AD 245-247, RIC 27b, RSC 9, 4.14 gms, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I facing right, IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG, Reverse:  Aequitas standing half-left, holding her scales in her right hand and cradling a cornucopia in her left arm, AEQVITAS AVGG, a well struck and centered coin that is very lustrous, brilliantly so, with a superb portrait of Philip, a detailed Aequitas on the reverse, and full and clear legends on both sides, a sharp and beautiful coin graded Extremely Fine by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, Asking price:  $225 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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