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    Rare Colophon Stater

    MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Philip II (359-336 BC). AV stater (19mm, 8.61 gm, 6h). NGC MS 5/5 - 5/5, Fine Style. Posthumous issue of Colophon, ca. 322-319 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / Charioteer, holding goad, in car of racing biga driving right, tripod brazier beneath horse's forelegs, ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ below. Thompson, Philip 12 variant (obverse portrait style). Le Rider pl. 90, 16 (for portrait style) and pl. 93, 26 (for symbol). Cf. Jameson 978 (for symbol). Cf. SNG ANS 309 (for symbol). Very rare with "normal" Apollo portrait. A beautiful stater with a serene head.

    Ex CNG 91 (19 September 2012), lot 139. 

    Posthumous gold staters of Philip II from the Colophon mint usually depict Apollo with the features of Alexander III the Great; this rare variety has a traditional Apollo, albeit of terrific idealized style. 


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