PHILIP II,359-336B.C.AE18.Hd. of Apollo.Beautiful green patina. EF.

Ancient Coins - PHILIP II,359-336B.C.AE18.Hd. of Apollo.Beautiful green patina. EF.
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The accession of Phiip II to the Macedonian trone in 359 B.C marked the beginning of a new chapter in the history of the GREEK WORLD. His ambition was the conquest of the Persian Empire. The assassin` s sword prevented Philip from realizing this dream(336 B.C.). The invasion of ASIA was undertaken by his son ALEXANDER known to posterity as �the Great�.

PHILIP II,359-336B.C.(the Macedonian coinage in the name

of Philip II was produced at the mints, Pela and Amphipolis.The change in the rev.type ,from king on horseback to naked youth ,was made c.348B.C.Philip`s coinage continued to be struck long after his death-until c.310 BC. At Pela, and c.249B.C. at Amphipolis). AE18.Hd. of Apollo(?)left .

R. Naked youth on hors  prancing left. Beautiful patina. EF.

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