Kingdom of Macedon, Philip III Arrhidaios.


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Pella, circa 323-318/7 BC. AU stater, 8.53 gr., 18 mm.

Obv: ΦIΛIΠΠOY; head of Apollo to the right, wearing laurel wreath.

Rev: charioteer, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left, driving fast biga to the right; below: kantharos.

Ref: Le Rider Group IIIA, 474 (D196/R347); SNG ANS 172–6; SNG Copenhagen 529 (same obv. die).

Ex Gorny & Mosch 219 (10 March 2014), lot 110; ex Numismatica Ars Classica N (26 June 2003),

lot 1220.

Underlying lustre, a few light marks. Nearly extremely fine. 

A head of Apollo of great elegance.