A particularly fine head of Apollo
Lot 47
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Stater (Gold, 19 mm, 8.62 g, 10 h), Pella, struck under Antipater, Polyperchon, or Kassander, circa 323/2-315. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠOY Charioteer driving galloping biga to right, holding goad in his right hand and reins in his left; below horses, thunderbolt. Le Rider 404 (D177/R299). A lovely example with a particularly fine head of Apollo. Minor bumps on the edge and with very light doubling on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.

From the collection of Regierungsrat Dr. iur. Hans Krähenbühl, privately acquired from Bank Leu on 20 May 1964 (with a photocopy of the original invoice enclosed).
3500 CHF
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