VERY RARE PHILIP II TETRADRACHM in FINEST LATE CLASSICAL STYLE
VERY RARE PHILIP II TETRADRACHM in FINEST CLASSICAL STYLE
KINGDOM OF MACEDON, PHILIP II (359-336 BC), AR TETRADRACHM
KINGDOM OF MACEDON. Philip II (359-336 BC), AR Tetradrachm, 14.43 g. Mint of Pella, struck circa 342/1-337/6 BC (lifetime issue). Head of Zeus facing to right, wearing a laurel-wreath. Rev. ΦIΛIΠ-ΠOY, young male rider, naked and holding a palm-branch and reins, on a horse pacing to right, a thunderbolt below.
Le Rider pl. 10, 240.
Amazing Portrait of Zeus in one of the finest late classical Styles.
Struck in high relief on sound metal with beautiful Cabinet Tone.
VERY RARE ZEUS Portrait in FINEST LATE CLASSICAL STYLE; among the finest of all Philip II Tetradrachms known!!!
Ex. Dr. Busso PEUS Nachf. 382 (26.05.2005), Lot 157.