KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios.
|CNG 84, Lot: 276. Estimate $2500.
Sold for $2700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
323-317 BC. AV Stater (17mm, 8.53 g, 10h). In the name and types of Philip II. Abydos mint. Laureate head of Apollo right / Charioteer driving biga right; star and monogram below. Le Rider -; Thompson, Philip
101; ADM II series VI, 101 (same obv. die); SNG ANS 300. Choice EF, lustrous.
See the following lot for an example from the same dies, but struck after the monogram was erased from the die. Interestingly, the obverse die used for this issue was used to strike staters at Lampsakos (see ADM II p. 47 and n. 24).