Philip II; Apollo/youth on horse
Description: Macedonian Kingdom, Philip II (359 - 336 BC). Head of Apollo right, hair bound with tania / ΦIΛIΠΠOΥ; young male riding horse prancing to right, spear-head below.
Diameter: AE17 mm
Weight: 5,28 g
Attribution: SNG ANS 850
Commentary: black patina, good details
History: Philip II modernized the Macedonian army introducing the phalanx formation and the up to 20 feet long speer, the sarissa.
Article Number: 059-03-02-42384