ARABIA. Philippopolis. Divus Julius Marinus, father of Philip I, died circa 246/7. (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 7.92 g, 12 h), minted under his son, Philip I, Antioch, 247-249. ΘЄΩ MAPINΩ Bareheaded bust of Divus Julius Marinus to right, with slight drapery on his far shoulder, set upon an eagle standing right with spread wings. Rev. ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛITΩN KOΛΩNIAC /S-C Roma (or Allat?) standing right, holding patera in her right hand, spear with her, and with a shield at her side. Butcher, INJ 9, pl. 25, 11 (same obverse die). De Saulcy 2. SNG ANS 1402 (same obverse die). Spijkerman 2 (same obverse die). Rare. A splendid example with a fine olive-brown patina. About extremely fine.
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