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Ancient Coinage of Macedonia, Kings, Philip VI


Philip VI Andriskos ruled for a short period during a revolt against Roman rule in 149-148 BC, but was defeated at the second battle of Pydna.
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AMNG III-2, 1Macedonia, Philip VI Andriskos. 149-148 BC. AR tetradrachm, Pella or Amphipolis mint. 17.11 g. Macedonian shield, head of Perseus left in centre, wearing winged Phrygian helmet with griffin's head, harpa at shoulder / BASILEWS FILIPPOU above and beneath club with decorated handle, right within oak wreath. Burrer 6.3 in JNG 59 (2009); AMNG III-2, 1; SNG Alpha Bank 1051.TextImage
SNG Cop 1309 Macedonia, Philip VI. 149-148 BC. AE19 mm. (5.08 gm). Macedonian shield with star in centre. / BA-FI above and beneath club. AMNG III-2, 2; SNG Cop. 1309. TextImage
SNG Fitz 2343Macedonia, Philip VI Andriskos. 149-148 BC. AR Tetradrachm, 17.02 g. Macedonian shield, head of Perseus left in centre, wearing winged Phrygian helmet with griffin's head, harpa at shoulder / BASILEWS FILIPPOU above and beneath club right within oak wreath. SNG Fitzwilliam 2343.TextImage
Tkalec 2012, 78Macedonia, Philip VI. 149-148 BC. AR drachm. 20 mm, 4.23 gr. Diademed head right / BASILEWS FILIPPOU, Herakles standing left, holding rhyton, club and lionskin. The fourth example known. Tkalec 2012, 78; Lanz 92, 223; Triton III, 396; Triton VIII, 202.TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Philip_VI
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