A copper coin issued by King Philip III of Macedonia in the period 323-317 BC
Mint: not recorded
Die axis: 11

Obverse Description

Head of Apollo facing right

Reverse Description

Jockey on horse prancing to right, above in Greek [PHILIPPOY}; below, a spear head

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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