Kingdom of Macedon, Philip V.


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Pella or Amphipolis, Ar-, magistrate, 187-184 BC. AR tetradrachm, 16.76 gr., 31.2 mm.

Obv: helmeted head of Philip V as the hero Perseus to the left, harpa over shoulder; all in the center of a Macedonian shield.

Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦIΛIΠΠOΥ; above and below club; above: AP monogram, below: two monograms; all within oak-wreath; harpa to outer left.

Ref: Mamroth, Philip 2; cf. SNG Alpha Bank 1052; SNG München -; SNG Saroglos -.

Attractive dark gray toning with golden hue around the devices. Fine style. Good very fine.

Ex Crédit Suisse Monetarium, Zürich, Liste 55 (1991), lot 58.