Browsing Byzantine Coinage of Philippicus


Philippus, considered a heretic by the pope, was overthrown by troops after ruling from Nov. 711 to June 713.

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SB 1477
Philippicus. 711-713 AD. AV Solidus. Constantinople mint. DN FILEPICUS MUL-TUS AN, crowned bust facing, wearing loros and holding cross on globe and eagle-tipped sceptre / VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter, cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOB. DOC 1; MIB 1; SB 1447.Text

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SB 1452Philippicus. 711-713 AD. AV tremissis. Constantinople. [D (retrograde) N FILEPICUS] MULT[US AN], facing bust, with short beard, wearing crown and loros, and holding cross on globe in right hand and eagle-tipped sceptre surmounted by cross in left / VICTORIA AVS[U], cross potent on base, CONOB beneath. Berk 206. MIB 6. Sear 1452.TextImage
SB 1455Philippicus. 711-713 AD. AE Follis. Constantinople. illegible legend, crowned bust facing with short beard, wearing loros, holding cross on globe and eagle-tipped sceptre / large M, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year to right, officina letter below; mintmark CON. SB 1455, MIB 21.TextImage
SB 1456Philippicus. 711-713 AD. AE Half follis. Constantinople. illegible legend, crowned bust facing with short beard, wearing loros, holding cross on globe and eagle-tipped sceptre / large K, ANNO to left, cross above, regnal year to right, officina letter below. SB 1456, DOC 12.TextImage
SB 1457Philippicus. 711-713 AD. AE Decanummium. Constantinople. illegible legend, crowned bust facing with short beard, wearing loros, holding cross on globe and eagle-tipped sceptre / large I, cross to left, regnal year I or II to right, officina letter A or G below. SB 1457, MIB 23.TextImage

SB 1460A
Philippicus. 711-713 AD. AE Follis. Syracuse. illegible legend, emperor standing facing, helmeted wearing military dress (resembling loros), holding cross on globe in left hand and long eagle-tipped sceptre in right hand / large M, star to left, PFK above, star to right; mintmark SCL. SB 1460A, MIB 24.Text

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Gemini 525Philippicus. 711-713 AD. AV quarter solidus, 1.10 gm. Constantinople. D (retrograde) N FILEPIC[US…], (followed by VICTO from clashed dies) facing bust, with short beard, wearing crown and loros, and holding cross on globe in right hand and eagle-tipped sceptre surmounted by cross in left / VICTORIA [AVCU], cross potent on base; mintmark CONOB. Unpublished in this denomination.TextImage
See also: Philippicus in the Buerger Collection
Coins of Philippicus at the Ancient Coin Forum

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