Philip II, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C201005032 In Stock Share
Kingdom of Macedon, Philip II (359-336 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Amphipolis, c. 315-294 BC, posthumous issue struck under Kassander or Antipater. Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus facing right. Reverse:…
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Description

Kingdom of Macedon, Philip II (359-336 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Amphipolis, c. 315-294 BC, posthumous issue struck under Kassander or Antipater.

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus facing right.
Reverse: ΦIΛIΠΠOY, youth on horseback right, holding palm, monogram below horse, Λ above torch below foreleg.

(Le Rider pl. 47, 6 (same dies)).

Extremely Fine. Cabinet tone with iridescent highlights.

13.78g.

Ex. Rauch Auction 85, (26/11/2009), lot #163;
Ex. Rauch Auction 76, (17/10/2005), lot #257.

Specification

Period359 - 336 BC
Datec. 315-294 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Philip II

Country

Thrace and Macedonia

Coin House

Kings of Macedon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Amphipolis

References(Le Rider pl. 47, 6 (same dies))
Weight13.78 g

Provenance

Ex. Rauch Auction 85, (26/11/2009), lot #163;
Ex. Rauch Auction 76, (17/10/2005), lot #257.

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