A copper coin issued by King Philip III of Macedonia in the period 323-317 BC
Mint: not recorded
Die axis: 11
Head of Apollo facing right
Jockey on horse prancing to right, above in Greek [PHILIPPOY}; below, a spear head
Philip III Arrhidaeus was king of Macedonia from after June 11, 323 BC until his death. He was a son of King Philip II and half-brother of Alexander the Great. He was named Arrhidaeus at birth and he assumed the name Philip when he ascended to the throne.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Mr Lincoln, Eugene von Guerard, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
18 mm (Outside Diameter), 6.015 g (Weight)
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.