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Sale: Nomos 6, Lot: 56. Estimate CHF7500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 May 2012. 
Sold For CHF8000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Philip V. 221-179 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 16.83 g 12). Head of Philip V left, as the hero Perseus, lightly bearded and with a harpa over his right shoulder, wearing a winged helmet adorned with a griffin as a crest; all within the tondo of a Macedonia shield ornamented with seven stars within crescents around the edge. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Club to right; one monogram above and two below; all within oak wreath tied at the left; to left of the ties, kerykeion. Mamroth, Philip 4 var. SNG Lockett 1529 (this coin). Toned and attractive with a fine portrait. Nearly extremely fine.

From the collections of R. C. Lockett, VI, Glendining & Co. 12 February 1958, 1397, and of C. S. Bement, I, Naville VI, 28 January 1924, 786.