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 – (Apollo was the Olympian God of the Sun, Prophecy, music, poetry, art, oracles, archery, plague, medicine, and knowledge.)
Reverse: Race-torch within the raised square frame
Diameter: 26 mm
Silver plated lead-free pewter, made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.