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    SYRIA. Coele-Syria. Damascus. Philip I (AD 244-249). Æ 29mm (17.92 gm). Laureate and cuirassed bust of Philip left / Hercules standing left, holding woven fabric over extended right arm and club and lion skin in left; to upper left, ram's head right. De Saulcy --/ Rosenberger --. Cf. SNG München 1019, similar type for Philip II. Unpublished in the standard references, but for other examples see: CNG 85, lot 657; CNG eAuction 302, lot 273; Triton XV lot 1430. Rare, with a bold and attractive bust. Green patina with earthen fields. Nearly Extremely Fine.

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    September, 2014
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