A silver 1/5th stater coin issued by King Philip II of Macedonia in the period 359-336 BC
Reference: cf Sear vol.2 p.619 no. 6691 but head under horse
Die axis: 11
Head of Apollo facing right hair bound with tainia
Naked youth on horse prancing to right, below horse the head of a man headed bull
Philip II of Macedon was king of Macedon from 359 BC until his assassination in 336 BC, he was the father of Alexander III ( the Great) and Philip III.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Mr Lincoln, Eugene von Guerard, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
15 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.304 g (Weight)
cf Sear vol.2 p.619 no. 6691 but head under horse
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.
[Book] Sear, David R. 1979. Greek Coins and Their Values, Asia and Africa. II., 619 Pages