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Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 88. Estimate CHF2000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24mm, 14.34 g 7), Amphipolis, struck c. 315/4-295/4. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ Young jockey, holding palm branch and reins, riding horse to right; below horse, thunderbolt over Ζ; below horse’s foreleg, dolphin to right. Le Rider pl. 48, 5. An attractive piece, of a vigorous, nearly barbaric style. Minor marks as made, otherwise, good extremely fine.

From the Höher collection.