PHILIP II,359-336B.C.AE18.Hd. of Apollo l.(?).Naked youth on horse

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  PHILIP II,359-336B.C.AE18.Hd. of Apollo l.(?).Naked youth on horse.EF. Muller 129.

The accession of Philip II to the Macedonian tron 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 Greate
 
PHILIP II,359-336B.C.AE18.Hd. of Apollo(?).Naked youth on horse.EF. Muller 129.R. Naked youth on horse prancing right. Beautiful patina. EF. Muller 129.

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.249 B.C. at Amphipolis). AE18.Hd. of Apollo(?)right ,hair bound with tainia.


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