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Philip II Tetradrachm Greece 359-336 BC tin replica coin

tin | 24 mm

 

Product no.: G36T
Material: tin
Size: 24 mm
Price:
6.00 EUR (7.08 USD)

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tin | 24 mm

OBV: Laureated head of Zeus r. 
R: King wearing kausia riding horse pacing l. his r. hand raised FILIP-POS behind and before the king the sun or radiated head of Helios above exergual line.

The choice of types on the coinage of kings of Macedon is interesting. For his silver Philip chose Zeus a bearded like himself while his son chose Heracles son of Zeus and depicted as beardless like Alexander.

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