A silver drachm coin issued by King Philip III of Macedonia in the period 323-317 BC
Mint: not recorded

Die axis: 12

Obverse Description

Head of Herakles wearing lion's skin right

Reverse Description

Zeus seated facing left on throne holding eagle and sceptre; at left in Greek: PHILIPPO; below throne A; in field in front of his knee, a torch

Edge Description



Philip III Arrhidaeus was king of Macedonia from after June 11, 323 BC until his death. He was a son of King Philip II and half-brother of Alexander the Great. He was named Arrhidaeus at birth and he assumed the name Philip when he ascended to the throne.

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