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591772
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1772. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ARABIA, Philippopolis. Divus Julius Marinus, father of Philip I. Æ 22mm (8.39 gm). QEW MARINW, bare-headed bust right, draped on left shoulder; supported by eagle standing right, beating its wings / FILIPPOPOLIT-WN KOLWNIAC, S-C across fields, Roma standing left, holding patera in right hand, spear in left, shield at feet right. SNG ANS 1402; BMC Arabia pg. 42, 2; Spijkerman 2. Near VF, red and brown green patina. Very rare. ($2000)

Philip I deified his father and built a temple in his honor at Philippopolis.