Ancient Greek Gold Stater Coin of King Philip II of Macedon - 323 BC

An ancient Greek gold stater, struck in the name of the brilliant King Philip II of Macedon. Issued by the Pella mint, circa 323 - 317 BC.

The obverse with a youthful portrait of the god Apollo, shown with unruly hair, slightly parted lips and crowned with a laurel wreath.

The reverse shows Philip II in a two horse chariot, the horses rearing and braying as Philip grips the reins in his left hand and raises his goad with his right. The Greek legend below reads:

FILIPPOU

"Of Philip"

Kantharos below.

 

The gold staters of Philip II are amongst the most desirable and collectable ancient Greek gold coins. Minted in the name one of the most influential and famous rulers from Greek history, these coins were famous even in antiquity.

Ancient Greek Gold Stater Coin of King Philip II of Macedon - 323 BC. An ancient Greek gold stater, struck in the name of the brilliant King Philip II of Macedon. Issued by the Pella mint, circa 323 - 317 BC. The obverse with a youthful portrait of the god Apollo, shown with unruly hair, slightly parted lips and crowned with a laurel wreath. The reverse shows Philip II in a two horse chariot, the horses rearing and braying as Philip grips the reins in his left hand and raises his goad with his right. The Greek legend below reads: FILIPPOU "Of Philip" Kantharos below.   The gold staters of Philip II are amongst the most desirable and collectable ancient Greek gold coins. Minted in the name one of the most influential and famous rulers from Greek history, these coins were famous even in antiquity.

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