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Lot 4161    SESSION 16 (9.30AM FRIDAY 28 JULY)    Ancient Gold Coins - Greek

Estimate $7,000
Current Bid $4,200
Bidding Closes 28 Jul 07:30

MACEDON, Kingdom of Philip II, (359-336 B.C.), gold stater, (8.58 g), Pella mint, issued period II, c.336-323 B.C., obv. head of Apollo to right with laureate wreath, rev. galloping biga driven by charioteer holding kentron in right hand, reins in left hand, Nike to right flying below, in exergue **FILIPPOU*, (cf.S.6663, cf SNG Cop. 531, Le Rider 376 [dies obv. D165/rev.R280]). Good extremely fine, superb with some mint bloom, lustrous and as struck, well centred, about the finest auctioned by this firm, and very rare.

Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 90 (lot 3157).

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