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    Macedonian Kingdom. Philip II. 359-336 B.C. AR tetradrachm (24 mm, 14.14 g, 6 h). Pella, ca. 354/3-ca. 349/8 B.C. Laureate head of Zeus right / Macedonian rider wearing kausia on horse prancing left; below, radiate head of Helios facing; small delta between horse's legs (off flan). Le Rider 126 (D73/R100); cf. SNG ANS 351-64; SNG Forbat 242 (same dies); de Nanteuil 794 (same dies). Good VF, light toning. Fine style.

    Although it is often denied, it is hard to escape the probability that the rider is none other than Philip himself.


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