PHILIP II GOLD STATER – EARLY POSTHUMOUS ISSUE OF MAGNESIA STRUCK RIGHT AFTER ALEXANDER’S DEATH – XF NGC GRADED GREEK MACEDONIAN COIN (Inv. 13361)

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MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. PHILIP II, 359-336 BC.
Gold Stater, 8.55 g., 18 mm., posthumous issue from Magnesia ad Maeandrum, ca. 323/2-316 BC.
Obv. Laureate head of Apollo right.
Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ, charioteer driving in a biga right, bee below, spearhead in exergue.
Thompson 2; SNG ANS 310.
NGC graded XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, with an attractive head of Apollo in a style that is typical of the Eastern mints.

 

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