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bgr_545183 - MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - CASSANDER Tétradrachme

MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - CASSANDER Tétradrachme XF
320.00 €(Approx. 355.20$ | 284.80£)
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: 315/314 - 295/294 AC.
Mint name / Town : Macédoine, Amphipolis
Metal : silver
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 13,92 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan court, bien centré des deux côtés, éclaté à 5h. Usure régulière. Joli portrait. Patine grise avec de légers reflets bleutés et dorés
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Zeus à droite.

Reverse


Reverse description : Cavalier au pas à droite, tenant une palme de la main droite ; le cheval lève l'antérieur à droite ; sous le cheval, un bucrane.
Reverse legend : FILIP-POU/ L/ D.

Historical background


MACEDONIA - KINGDOM OF MACEDONIA - CASSANDRE

(319-297 BC)

Coining the name and type of Philip II of Macedon

Cassandra, the first followers, succeeded his father, Antipater in 319 BC He allied himself with 315 Seleucus, Ptolemy and Lysimachus to fight Antigonus and Demetrius. In 311 BC, he killed Roxane and Alexander IV. In 305 BC he took the title of King. Cassandra triumphed Antigone Ipsos where it was killed. He was killed in 297 BC with his son Philip IV and his son Antigonus Gonatas who eventually succeeded him in 283 BC to the death of Demetrius Poliorcetes.

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