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Macedonian Kingdom, Philip V, 221 - 179 B.C.
Philip's reign was principally marked by an unsuccessful struggle against the emerging power of Rome. Philip was attractive and charismatic as a young man. A dashing and courageous warrior, he was inevitably compared to Alexander the Great and was nicknamed the darling of all Greece.
GB83488. Bronze AE 25, Mamroth Bronze
24a; SNG Alpha Bank
1110, SNG MŁnchen
1181; SNG Cop
1258 ff. var. (monograms
III/2 25 var. (same), aVF, nice sea-green patina
, edge bump, edge split, marks, light corrosion, Macedonian mint, weight
13.892g, maximum diameter
25.4mm, die axis
, 183 - 182 B.C.; obverse radiate head
winged thunderbolt, ∆I monogram
over BAΣIΛEΩΣ above , ΦIΛIΠΠOY below, all within oak wreath
Catalog current as of Thursday, May 23, 2019.
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