+ Filters
New Search
Filters
Available Exact wording Only in the title
E-shopLoading...
GradeLoading...
PriceLoading...

Live auction - bgr_646544 - KINGDOM OF MACEDONIA - PHILIP III Statère d'or

KINGDOM OF MACEDONIA - PHILIP III Statère d or AU
You must sign-in and be an approved bidder to bid, Login to bid. Accounts are subject to approval and the approval process takes place within 48 hours. Do not wait until the day a sale closes to register.Clicking on « bid » constitutes acceptance of the terms of use of cgb.fr private live auctions. Bids must be placed in whole Euro amounts only. The sale will start closing at the time stated on the item description; any bids received at the site after the closing time will not be executed. Transmission times may vary and bids could be rejected if you wait until the last second. For further information ckeck the Live auction FAQ

All winning bids are subject to a 12% buyer’s fee.
live-auctionLive starting :
2021/03/09 14:00:00
bgr_646544
1046
You have to login to bid
Click here to login
Type : Statère d'or
Date: c. 323-315 AC.
Mint name / Town : Pella, Macédoine
Metal : gold
Diameter : 16,5 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 8,48 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie idéalement centrée des deux côtés. Très joli portrait d’Apollon. De légères marques de coups sur la tranche. Patine de collection

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête laurée d’Apollon à droite avec baies dans la couronne.

Reverse


Reverse description : Bige galopant à droite, conduit par un aurige, tenant les rênes et le kentron ; au-dessus du bige, une tête de trident tournée à droite.
Reverse legend : FILIPPOU, (Filippou).
Reverse translation : (de Philippe).

Historical background


KINGDOM OF MACEDONIA - PHILIPPE III

(323-315 BC)

Coining the name and type of Philip II of Macedon

Philip of Macedon is the brother of Perdiccas II (365-359 AC), both son of Amyntas III (381-369 AC). Their older brother Alexander was assassinated by Ptolemy who received the regency Perdiccas III and Philip II (369-365 AC).. Ptolemy was eventually killed by Philip II in 365 BC while his brother was death by fighting the Illyrians six years later. Philip II began the conquest of the Greek world from 357 BC He was tireless enemy of Athens and Demosthenes. He grabbed Amphipolis in 357 BC and took twenty years to conquer Greece. The victory crowned his work Chaeronea in 338 BC when he was assassinated in 336 BC, at the instigation of his first wife, Olympias, who was afraid of his son Alexander, dispossessed of throne of Macedonia after the birth of a boy from a second marriage.

By using our site, you agree to our use of cookies to enhance your experience.

x