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ID:     778254
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Philip V
Date Ruled:     221-179 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC circa 211-197
Diameter:     31 mm
Weight:     17.12 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Description:     Helmeted head of the hero Perseus left, harpa over shoulder, in boss of a Macedonian shield
Reverse Legend:     ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ
Reverse Description:     Club within oak wreath; Δ to right
Mint:     Pella or Amphipolis
Primary Reference:     Mamroth, Philip -
Reference2:     Reinach pl. XVI, 8-10 var. (same obv. die, no D, as Philip VI)
Reference3:     Boehringer, Chron pl. 8, 9 var. (same obv. die, no D)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=94556
Grade:     gVF
Notes:     This type used to be attributed to Philip VI Andriskos, but Boehringer has conclusively reattributed it to the reign of Philip V.