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ID:     710835
Type:     Greek
Issuer:     Philip V
Date Ruled:     221-179 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 211-197
Weight:     17.02 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Helmeted and beardless head of the hero Perseus left, harpa over shoulder, in boss of a Macedonian shield decorated with seven eight-pointed stars within double crescents
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Club within oak wreath, M to left
Mint:     Amphipolis
Primary Reference:     Boehringer, Chron. pl. 8, 7
Reference2:     Mamroth, Philip -
Reference3:     AMNG III p. 197, 1 (Philip VI; same obv. die)
Reference4:     SNG Munchen 1125 var. (no M); cf. SNG Alpha Bank 1051
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Near EF
Notes:     Distinguished by a beardless Perseus on the obverse and the absence of control marks within the wreath on the reverse, the rare tetradrachms of Philip's second series had originally been attributed by Gaebler (in AMNG) to Philip VI Andriskos