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THRACE, Deultum.  Philip I "The Arab"

CE 244-249

AE16, 3.05 gm

Obv:  PHILIPPVS IMP M I; laureate, draped, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield 

Rev:  C-F P-D in two lines across fields, beehive on a base

Ref:   Varbanov 3041 corr. (rev. description; Varbanov describes the beehive as on a temple, similar to the known type of Philip II,  but on this coin it appears to be a simple base or stand)

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