Kings of Macedon, Philip II, 359-336 BC, Stater, Pella, NGC graded

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Kings of Macedon. Philip II, 359-336 BC. AV Stater; 18 mm; 8.65 g.; Pella. Struck under Philip II circa 340/36 BC.
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo to right // Reverse: ΦΙΛΙΠΠOY Charioteer driving biga to right, holding reins in his left hand and goad in his right; below the horses, thunderbolt.

Le Rider 107 (D52/R83).

Minor nick on the obverse, otherwise nearly as struck with lovely original surfaces. Fine style noted.
NGC Ch AU Strike: 5/5, Surface: 3/5

Graded NGC Yes
Grade Ch AU
Certificate Number 6158011-001
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Comment

An excellent example of fine style and quite a rare die. It is difficult to find Staters of Philip II with such refined engraving.

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