Kings of Macedonia, Philip II, Tetradrachm, Pella, circa 340 BC, AR 14.44 gm.
Horseman at pace r., holding palm branch and bridles; below, vertical thunderbolt. SNG ANS 379. Le Rider 199.
Old cabinet tone and good extremely fine
Ex: Numismatica Ars Classica 100; May 2017
The New York sale XXVII, January 2012, Prospero, 296.
Previously purchased from A. H. Baldwin 11 May 1985.
The reverse die has a victory ribbon hanging from the ear of the horse.
This commemorates a recent Olympic victory for Macedonia, and is found on a limited number of dies.