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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 84. Estimate CHF3750. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF5000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II. 359-336 BC. Stater (Gold, 16mm, 8.53 g 9), Abydos, struck under Philip III, BC 323-317, but probably before 319. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Charioteer driving galloping biga to right, holding the reins in his left hand and a goad with his right; below horses, four-pointed star and monogram of ΠΑΡ. Le Rider pl. 91, 14 (same obverse die). SNG ANS 300 var. (six-pointed star). Thompson, Abydos, 99b (this coin). An attractive and rare stater. Some scratches and edge marks, otherwise, extremely fine.

From the B. in B. Collection, ex Hess-Leu 24, 16 April 1964, 139.