Philip II – AE – Cyrrhestica – Temple

Philip II , 244 - 249 AD , Cyrrhestica, Roman Provincial Coins

Obverse:  ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΙΟΥΛΙ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟC CEΒ – Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II, r., seen from rear

The inscription reads:

Reverse:  ΔΙΟC ΚΑΤEΒΑΤΟΥ ΚΥΡΗCΤΩΝ – Temple with six columns enclosing Zeus seated l., holding sceptre and thunderbolt, eagle at feet, garlands or curtains above; above temple, bull (?) leaping r.

The inscription reads: 

  • Philip II
  • Cyrrhus
  • AE
  • Bronze
  • 13.39gr
  • 29mm
  • RPC VIII 58851

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