PHILIP II GOLD STATER – EARLY POSTHUMOUS ISSUE WITH THUNDERBOLT PUBLISHED AND ILLUSTRATED IN LE RIDER – CHOICE AU NGC GRADED GREEK MACEDONIAN COIN (Inv. 16443)
KINGDOM OF MACEDON. PHILIP II, 359-336 BC.
Gold Stater, 8.61 g, 19 mm Early posthumous issue of Pella, ca. 323-315 BC.
Obv. Laureate head of Apollo right.
Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ, charioteer driving biga right, thunderbolt below the horses’ legs.
LeRider, Pella III A, 432b (this coin listed and illustrated).
Ex Edward H. Merrin Collection, formerly Paris market, 1972 (as per Le Rider).
NGC graded CHOICE AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, “brushed”, Merrin provenance noted.
Published: Vilmar Numismatics, Fixed Price List I, lot 33.
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