Ancient Coinage of Arabia, Philippopolis



Philippopolis in Syria (modern day Shahba) is 87 km south of Damascus in Syria, formerly in the Roman province of Arabia Petraea. There are many interesting remains, including an amphitheatre and the Philippeion monument.

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JULIUS MARINUS
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Divus Julius Marinus AE 23mm of Philippopolis, in the Arabian Decapolis. ΘEΩ MAΡINΩ, bare-headed bust right, draped on left shoulder; supported by eagle standing right, beating its wings / ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛITΩN KOΛΩNIAC S-C, Roma standing left, holding patera in right hand, spear in left, shield at feet right. Spijkerman 2, BMC 2, SNG ANS 1402.TextImage
PHILIP I
Spijkerman 3Philip Sr AE28 mm of Philippopolis in Arabia. AVTOK K M IOVΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, Laureate bust right / ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛITΩN KOΛONIAC, Roma seated left, holding two small statuettes and spear. S-C across fields.TextImage
PHILIP_II
Spij 6Philip II AE30 of Philippopolis, Arabia. AVTOK K M IOVΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CEB, laureate head right / ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛITΩN KOΛONIAC, Roma seated left on round shield, holding two small statuettes and spear. S-C across fields.TextImage
See also: Entry for philippopolis on the Digital Historia Numorum