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ID:     155394
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     PAMPHYLIA
City:     Perga
Issuer:     Philip II
Date Ruled:     AD 244-249
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 23
Date Struck:     AD 244-249
Diameter:     23 mm
Weight:     6.81 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     AV K M IOV CEOV ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟ CE
Obverse Description:     Laureate and draped bust of Philip right on globe
Reverse Legend:     ΠΕΡ ΓΑΙ ΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Money chest ("arca ferrata") holding three bags of money
Primary Reference:     SNG France 3, 510
Reference2:     SNG Cop 351
Reference3:     SNG VA 4708
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, dark green patina.
Notes:     Scarce depiction of an "arca ferrata". Perge was the provincial center for the Roman treasury.