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Impressive ancient Roman coin necklace, 2nd Century AD

Impressive ancient Roman coin necklace, 2nd Century AD


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Coins: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1356161
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BRONZE COIN SESTERTIUS NECKLACE
ROMAN EMPEROR PHILIP (MARCOS JULIUS PHILIPPIS AUGUSTUS)
Struck, 244 - 249 AD

Impressive bronze sestertius coin, beautifully set in handmade sterling silver wire pendant and guanine leather choker with silver clasp.

The obverse with a powerful portrait of Philip, shown draped, facing right and wearing laurel wreath. The legend reading:
IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG
"Emperor Marcus Julius Philippus Augustus"

The reverse with draped Felicitas standing left with long caduceus in right hand, cornucopia in left. P M TR P IIII COS II PP

Dimensions:
Coin Diameter: 3 cm
Length of leather choker: 43 cm

Found in Samaria north of Jerusalem, Israel

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