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ID:     PHIL2_9
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     LYDIA
City:     Sardes
Issuer:     Philip II
Date Ruled:     AD 247-249
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 24
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 247-249
Diameter:     24 mm
Weight:     6.62 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Legend:     M IOVA ΦIΛIΠΠOC
Obverse Description:     Barehead, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse Legend:     CAPΔΙΑΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΩΚΟPΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Dionysos standing left, leaning on column, holding kantharos; panther at feet left
Primary Reference:     Lindgren I 822 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Kurt Ellenberger