Summary

A gold stater coin issued by King Philip II of Macedonia in the period 359-336 BC

Reference: Sear vol.2 p.617, no. 6663 but fulmen not trident under horse
Die axis: 10

Obverse Description

Head of Apollo laureate facing right

Reverse Description

Fast biga driven by charioteer holding whip to right; below, a thunderbolt. In exergue in Greek {PHILIPPOY}

Edge Description

Plain

Significance

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.

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