Snagged an inexpensive Philip I AE 30 Moesia Superior, Viminacium

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by robinjojo, Jul 2, 2020.

  1. robinjojo

    robinjojo Supporter! Supporter

    No great rarity here....

    This coin came by way of eBay. It is quite readily available, across this and other emperors, and comes in a wide range of condition. I'd say this example is somewhere in the middle of the continuum, and a relatively good value at $6.99 (the postage was more than the cost of the coin, which often happens in the venue).

    Roman Empire, 244/5 AD
    Moesia Superior, Viminacium
    AE 30
    Philip I (244-249 AD)
    Year 5
    Obverse: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
    Reverse: Moesia standing, head left, between bull and lion, ANV in exergue (date)
    16.5 grams
    30 mm, 2 h.
    Fine, with patchy green and brown patina

    D-Camera Philip I, AE 30, MOESIA SUPERIOR, Viminacium, eBay , 7-2-20.jpg
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  3. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Amen-Ra-Hotep

    Basically a sestertius of Viminacium. Nice find and the price was right.
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