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Live auction - bgr_391325 - MACEDONIA - MACEDONIAN KINGDOM - PHILIP V Didrachme

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Estimate : 2 800 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 03 December 2019 14:19:51
Type : Didrachme
Date: c. 188/187 - 177 AC.
Mint name / Town : Pella,Macédoine
Metal : silver
Diameter : 24,00 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 8,34 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale et irrégulier, bien centré des deux côtés. Portrait particulier de Philippe, expressif et idéalisé. Frappe un peu molle au revers avec une usure superficielle sur la massue. Patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la vente Argenor du 25 avril 2002, n° 46 et de MONNAIES 51, n° 109


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête diadémée de Philippe V à droite.


Reverse description : Massue dans une couronne de chêne ; une étoile (hors champs) sous le nœud de la couronne.
Reverse legend : BASILEOS// FILIPPOU/ (DI) (BE).
Reverse translation : (du roi Philippe).


Portrait tout à fait particulier et exceptionnel. Même coin de droit que l’exemplaire de la collection de l’Alpha Bank (SNG., n° 1055, pl. XLIX).

Historical background


(221-179 BC)

Philip V ascended the throne after the death of Antigone Doson in 221 BC. He is the son of Demetrius II (239-229 BC). Having had the awkwardness of Carthage ostensibly support and alliance with Antiochus III, he was defeated by the Romans in the Consul Flaminius 197 BC to Cynoscephalae and had to leave proclaim liberty to the Greeks the following year games Isthmian. In 183 BC he founded the city of Perseis. His son Perseus succeeded him in 179 BC.

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