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ID:     710834
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Philip V
Date Ruled:     221-179 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC 220
Weight:     16.52 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Athena Alkidemos walking left, brandishing thunderbolt in her right hand, holding shield decorated with star on her left arm; control marks to inner left and right
Mint:     Pella or Amphipolis
Primary Reference:     Mamroth, Philip 1, pl. 5, 1 (same obv. die)
Reference2:     AMNG III 2 (same obverse die as plate coin)
Reference3:     SNG MÜnchen 1124
Reference4:     SNG Alpha Bank 1049; McClean 3628 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76062
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Rare first issue of Philip