A copper coin issued by King Philip V of Macedonia in the period 221-179 BC
Reference: Sear Vol.2 p.623, no.6795
Die axis: 01
Head of Helios radiate facing right
Fulmen (thunderbolt) with Greek legend above and below (difficult to see) BASILEOS / PHILIPPOY
Philip V's reign was principally marked by an unsuccessful struggle with the emerging power of Rome.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
23 mm (Outside Diameter), 9.606 g (Weight)
Sear Vol.2 p.623, no.6795
[Book] Sear, David R. 1979. Greek Coins and Their Values, Asia and Africa. II., 623 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.