A very rare stater from Abydos
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Starting price: 1'000 CHF
Price realized: 1'800 CHF
KINGS OF MACEDON. Philip II, 359-336 BC. Stater (Gold, 18 mm, 8.52 g, 4 h), Abydos, struck under Leonnatos, Arrhidaios, or Antigonos I Monophthalmos, 323-317. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠOY Charioteer driving biga to right, holding reins in his left hand and goad in his right; below horses, monogram of ΠAP. Le Rider -. SNG ANS 299-300 (additional control marks). Thompson, Philip 25 var. (additional control mark). Triton XVIII (2015), 465 (same dies). Very rare. Traces of mounting and with some marks, otherwise, good very fine.
From the Maggiore Collection, formed in the late 1970s to early 2000s.