PHILIP III SILVER TETRADRACHM

PHILIP III SILVER TETRADRACHM

Code: 10395

£550.00
Qty 

Philip III, 323-317 B.C. Silver Tetradrachm
(Older brother to Alexander The Great)
Babylon Mint, struck 323-317 B.C.
Obverse: Head of young Herakles facing right, wearing a lion's skin headdress
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠOY, Zeus enthroned facing left, holding eagle, monogram and wheel to left, monogram under throne
Price P189
28 mm in diameter, 17.1 grams.
Practically as struck with a pleasing portrait, a scarce choice example.