An unpublished medallion of Philip II from Apameia
Lot 675
PHRYGIA. Apameia. Philip II, 247-249. Medallion (Bronze, 39 mm, 32.70 g, 5 h), P. Pelagontos, panegyriarchos. AYT K M IOYΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠOC CЄB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip II to left. Rev. Π•ΠЄΛAΓONTOC•ΠANHΓYP / AΠAMЄΩ/N Lion walking right; above, pyxis. BMC -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Leypold -. SNG München -. SNG Tübingen -. SNG von Aulock -, cf. 3511 (Philip I and with a differing magistrate name). Apparently unpublished and unique. Somewhat smoothed, otherwise, very fine.

A panegyriarchos was the head of a festival assembly. It is a rare title on coins and only occurs as such at Apameia.
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