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Kings of Macedon, Philip V, 221-179 BC, AR Tetradrachm Corinth 220-217 BC
Head of Herakles right wearing lion skin headdress.
AΛEΞANΔPOY Zeus Atophoros seated left on a throne with a backrest topped by two Nikai, in left field Athena advancing left, shield over shoulder, holding spear on which is perched an owl, ΘE beneath throne.

Troxell Peloponnesian Alexanders pl. XVII, 3 (same obverse die); Price 703 (same obverse die); Noe ANSNS 6, 60.

(27 mm, 16.83 g, 1h).
Jencek Historical Enterprise.

Struck ca. 220-217 BC in Corinth, part of the Achaean League contribution to the maintenance of the army of Philip V of Macedon during the Social War. Obverse struck from a worn die.
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