A copper coin issued by the city of Philippi in Macedonia in the period 357-330 BC

Reference: BMC Macedon p.97 no.14
Die axis: 05

Obverse Description

Head of Herakles facing right wearing lion's skin

Reverse Description

Tripod with Greek legend on right: {PHILIPPO[N]}

Edge Description



The mining centre of Krenides was re-named Philippi in honour of Philip II of Macedon after his capture of the area in 357 BC.

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