Macedonia, Amphipolis AR Tetradrachm 370B.C.
Amphipolis was founded in 436 B.C.by the Athenians, and it ceased to strike autonomous coins when it became subject to Philip of Macedon in 358 B.C. The coins of this city are remarkable for intensity of expression. the torch on the reverse was used in the local torch-races.
Obverse: Head of Apollo
Reverse: Race-torch and symbol of a bee within raised square frame
Diameter: 23 mm
Silver plated pewter