A copper coin issued by King Philip V of Macedonia in the period 221-179 BC
Reference: Sear Vol.2 p.623, no.6795
Die axis: 01

Obverse Description

Head of Helios radiate facing right

Reverse Description

Fulmen (thunderbolt) with Greek legend above and below (difficult to see) BASILEOS / PHILIPPOY

Edge Description



Philip V's reign was principally marked by an unsuccessful struggle with the emerging power of Rome.

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