A silver 1/5th stater coin issued by King Philip II of Macedonia in the period 359-336 BC

Reference: cf Sear vol.2 p.619 no. 6691 but head under horse
Die axis: 11

Obverse Description

Head of Apollo facing right hair bound with tainia

Reverse Description

Naked youth on horse prancing to right, below horse the head of a man headed bull

Edge Description



Philip II of Macedon was king of Macedon from 359 BC until his assassination in 336 BC, he was the father of Alexander III ( the Great) and Philip III.

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