Philip I Philadelphus Tetradrachm, Very Fine

These silver tetradrachms of Philip I were struck around 88-75 BC and have the diademed bust of Philip I on the obverse and, on the reverse, Zeus enthroned holding a sceptre in his left hand and Nike in his right hand who is crowning Zeus with a wreath. Around the outside is the inscription (reading from right to left) Baslieou Philippou Epiphanou Philadelphou “of King Philip Philadelphos (God) Manifest”. They are very affordable large silver coins from the ancient Seleucid Empire which ruled Syria at the time.
Availability: In stock
SKU: AGG1056
£185.00