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Philip II, Silver Tetradrachm

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Kingdom of Macedon, Philip II (359-336 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Amphipolis, posthumous issue struck c. c. 316/5-295/4 BC under Kassander or Antipater. Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus facing right.…
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Description

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

Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Amphipolis, posthumous issue struck c. c. 316/5-295/4 BC under Kassander or Antipater.

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

(Le Rider pl. 47, 21; SNG ANS 791).

Extremely Fine. Attractive toning. Good style portrait.

14.34g.

Specification

Period 359 - 336 BC
Date c. 316/5-295/4 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, 21; SNG ANS 791.
Weight 14.34 g

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