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ID:     710749
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Philip II
Date Ruled:     359-336 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 320/19-317
Weight:     4.17 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress
Reverse Legend:     ΦΙΛΙΠ−ΠΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Youth on horseback right, holding palm in right hand, rein in left; grain ear below, Π below horse's raised foreleg
Mint:     Amphipolis
Primary Reference:     Troxell, Studies, Group 8, 388 = Le Rider, Monnayage pl. 7, 22 = SNG Lewis 500 (same dies)
Reference2:     Le Rider -
Reference3:     SNG ANS -
Reference4:     SNG MÜnchen -; SNG Alpha Bank -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=75977
Grade:     Superb EF
Notes:     Struck under Antipater or Polyperchon (for Philip III and Alexander IV), circa 320/19-317 BC. Extremely rare