EXTREMELY RARE PHILIP II TETRADRACHM in FINEST STYLE with STAR of MACEDON
EXTREMELY RARE PHILIP II TETRADRACHM in FINEST STYLE with THE ORIGINAL STAR of MACEDON
KINGDOM OF MACEDON, PHILIP II (359-336 BC), AR TETRADRACHM
KINGDOM OF MACEDON. Philip II (359-336 BC), AR Tetradrachm (14.47 g, 25mm, 10h). Pella Mint, struck under Alexander III the Great, circa 336 - 328 BC.
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, THE STAR of MACEDON below.
Le Rider 371; SNG ANS - (EXTREMELY RARE with the STAR OF MACEDON).
Stunning and very rare Portrait of Zeus in one of the finest Styles of the Period.
Struck on sound metal lovely toned.
EXTREMELY RARE with the ORIGINAL STAR OF MACEDON as Symbol 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. Crédit Suisse List 51 (1989), Lot 37.
Ex. Elsen 93 (15.09.2007), Lot 132.
Ex. ROMA NUMISMATICS II (02.10.2011), 240.