A silver tetradrachm in the style of Alexander the Great struck by Philip III Arrhidaeus who in 323 BC succeeded his half-brother, Alexander the Great, as King of Macedon. Philip Arrhidaeus reigned for six years and he was Pharaoh of Egypt as well.
Phillip III as Alexander the Great as Heracles in his lion’s head is shown on the obverse side of the coin.
Zeus enthroned, with his sacred Eagle on his right hand, is pictured on the reverse of the coin.
Lot 191 Macedonia 323-317BC Philip III 27mm 17gm Silver Tetradrachm
sold for $571 in our auction this Saturday February 2nd