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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 132

KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater (17mm, 8.50 g, 12h). In the types of Philip II. Magnesia on the Maeander mint. Struck under Menander or Kleitos, circa 322-319 BC.


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 132.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

360 Photo, Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 7 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of MACEDON. Philip III Arrhidaios. 323-317 BC. AV Stater (17mm, 8.50 g, 12h). In the types of Philip II. Magnesia on the Maeander mint. Struck under Menander or Kleitos, circa 322-319 BC. Head of Apollo right, with the features of Alexander III, wearing laurel wreath / ΦIΛIΠΠOY, charioteer, holding kentron in right hand, reins in left, driving fast biga right; thyrsos below. Thompson, Philip 5 = SNG ANS 315 (same dies); Le Rider –; SNG Alpha Bank –; SNG Ashmolean –; SNG München –; SNG Saroglos –; CNG 90, lot 459 = NAC 84, lot 1448 = Heritage 3044, lot 31021 (same dies). A few light marks. Good VF. Very rare, one of only two in CoinArchives.

From the B.G. Collection. Ex Hess-Divo 309 (28 April 2008), lot 41; Künker 133 (11 October 2007), lot 8015.

Struck from the same obverse die as the issue of Kolophon, above. Thompson noted that the sharing of dies between the mints was not unusual.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 13 May 2020 at 9 AM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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