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Lot 2940    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 4TH APRIL)    Ancient Gold Coins - Greek

Estimate $4,000
SOLD $3,200

MACEDON, Kingdom of Philip II, (359-336 B.C.), gold stater, (8.58 g), Pella II mint, issued c.340-328 B.C., obv. head of Apollo to right with laureate wreath, rev. galloping biga to right driven by charioteer holding kentron in right hand, reins in left hand, horizontal thunderbolt below horses, in exergue **FILIPPOU*, (cf.S.6663, Le Rider Group II cf.Pl.56, SNG ANS 130-137), Some mint bloom, of fine style, nearly extremely fine and very scarce.

Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 89 (lot 3734), previously from Auktionshaus Rauch, Vienna, Austria.

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