PHRYGIA. Cidyessus. Philip I, with Philip II, 244-249. (Bronze, 35 mm, 18.12 g, 5 h), struck under the first archon Aurelius Marcus. ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΙΟΥ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΙ CEΒ Confronted busts of Philip I, radiate, draped and cuirassed to right, and Philip II, laureate, draped and cuirassed to left. Rev. EΠΙ ΑΥΡ ΜΑΡΚΟΥ ΑΡΧOY ARX ΠΡΩ / ΤΟ Β / ΚΙΔΥΗCCE/ΩΝ Hygieia standing right, feeding from patera serpent held in arms, facing Asklepios standing left, holding serpent-entwined staff; between them, Telesphorus standing facing. RPC VIII Online unassigned ID 20702. Von Aulock Phrygiens I 584-5. Rare - just three specimens cited in RPC Online. Green patina with sandy highlights. Light surface roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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