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

E-auction 342-256632 - MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - PHILIP II Unité

MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - PHILIP II Unité XF
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 e-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 E-auctions F.A.Q.

NO BUYER'S FEE.
Estimate : 100 €
Price : 54 €
Maximum bid : 54 €
End of the sale : 04 November 2019 14:03:00
bidders : 14 bidders
Type : Unité
Date: c. 349-336 AC.
Mint name / Town : Macédoine, Amphipolis
Metal : copper
Diameter : 16 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 5,81 g.
Coments on the condition:
Flan bien centré au revers, légèrement décentré au droit. Usure régulière. Joli revers. Patine marron
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Apollon à droite, coiffée de la tainia ; grènetis circulaire.

Reverse


Reverse description : Cavalier galopant à droite ; au-dessous, une proue de navire.
Reverse legend : FILIPPOU.
Reverse translation : (de Philippe).

Historical background


MACEDONIA - KINGDOM OF MACEDONIA - PHILIPPE II

(359-336 BC)

Philip of Macedon was the brother of Perdiccas III (365-359 AC.), Both son of Amyntas III (381-369 AC).. Their eldest brother Alexander II 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 indefatigable 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 He was assassinated in 336 BC, at the instigation of his first wife, Olympias, who was afraid of his son Alexander, dispossessed of the throne 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