EXTREMELY RARE PHILIP II TETRADRACHM in FINEST STYLE with Symbol PRORA
EXTREMELY RARE PHILIP II TETRADRACHM in FINEST STYLE with Symbol "PRORA"
KINGDOM OF MACEDON, PHILIP II (359-336 BC), AR TETRADRACHM
KINGDOM OF MACEDON. Philip II (359-336 BC), AR Tetradrachm, 14.46 g. Amphipolis Mint, struck circa 340/336-328 BC (temp. Philip II or Alexander III).
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, prora (ship´s fore part) below.
Le Rider pl. 39, 411.
Stunning and very rare Portrait of Zeus in one of the finest Styles of the Period.
Struck in high relief on sound metal with amazing Cabinet Tone.
EXTREMELY RARE with the Symbol "PRORA" on the Reverse and with this ZEUS Portrait in the FINEST STYLE of the Period; among the finest of all Philip II Tetradrachms known!!!
Ex. Dr. Busso PEUS Nachf. 384 (02.11.2005), Lot 240.