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Description: Ancient Greek Macedonia Silver Tetradrachm Philip III Babylon Mint
Description: Ancient Greek Macedonia Silver Tetradrachm Philip III Babylon Mint
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Item : 4783 Description
Description :  Ancient Greek Macedonia Silver Tetradrachm Philip III Babylon MintObverse: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Reverse: FILIPPOY BASILEWS - Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; M in left field, LY below throne.
Authenticity:  Forgery - Published
Category :  Ancient Greek Macedonia - CoinsSeries Date: 323 BC - 316 BC
Category DetailsSource
Category :  AncientSold as: Unknown
: GreekSource : IBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits BOCS Vol 16 No.1 1991 Page 18 Fig 13 Entered by : Mac
: Macedonia

Key InfoItem Details
Ruler : Philip III
Catalog Muller 99
Region : --
Denomination : Tetradrachm
This coin has been condemned by the IBSCC Photo/ by permission International Bureau for the Suppression of Counterfeit Coins. Refer Bulletin on Counterfeits reference above. Most likely Bulgarian - struck from modern dies - style is modern. Obverse tends to be concave. Slavey fake, see Modern Forgeries of Greek & Roman Coins, Prokopov,1997, page 21, plate 53 Forgery Type: pressed Slavey
Content : Silver
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