Obverse: Laureate bust of Philip

Reverse: Three Monetae, with scales, cornucopiae, and piles of metal

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Rome
Material: Silver
Denomination: Medallion
Issuing Authority: Philip I
Actual Weight: 30.378 g.
Date: exact 244 AD - exact 247 AD
Dimensions: 38 mm.
Region: Latium
Period: Third Century A.C.

Obverse Type: Within a dotted circle stand three draped Monetae (personifications of the Mints) in 3/4-view to the left. Each holds scales and a cornucopia, with a heap of metal at her feet.

Donor: Anonymous Gift in Memory of Zoë Wilbour

Commentary: Imperial silver medallion with traces of gilding

Sources Used: RIC IV.3, 74, no. 54; Cohen 1880-1892, 5.96, no. 14; Gnecchi 1912, 1.48, no. 4 = Cohen I (14) variant; M. Gübchow, Mem. Pont 4 (1938) pl. xlv, no. 16 (same die); Greek & Roman Portraits 1972, no 74; C. Vermeule, Dumbarton Oaks Papers 15, 1961, fig. 40; Hanfmann 1964b, 98-99, 181, pl. 87; Hanfmann 1975, 98-99, 181, 324, fig. 87