KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II.
|Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 110. Estimate $5000.
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008.
Sold For $7200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
359-336 BC. AV Stater (8.61 g, 5h). Pella mint. Struck under Antipater, Polyperchon, or Kassander (for Philip III and Alexander IV), circa 323-315 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / FILIPPOU
, charioteer driving biga right, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left; bee below. Le Rider 546 (D197/R394); SNG ANS 183 (same dies); SNG Alpha Bank -; SNG München -; SNG Saroglos 29; SNG Ashmolean 2455 (same dies); Kraay & Hirmer 566 (same obverse die). Superb EF, lustrous. Well centered on a broad flan.
Ex Ronald Cohen Collection (Triton VIII, 11 January 2006), lot 146; Anastos Collection (Antiqua FPL 9, 2000), no. 9; Distinguished American Collection (Leu 52, 15 May 1991), lot 56.