But what about Apollo on his bronze issues? And what about the even more rare double lefty?? The Greeks were superstitious about left. So what does it mean??? While studying up on the type I stumbled across a great write up and subset of @Alegandron's from my second month on the board! https://www.cointalk.com/threads/philip-ii-ae-fun.309565/ I had some loose hope in my heart that this may be a Macedonian shield that the south hoof horse is jumping over. But alas, not only is it not, but we're not even sure what it is! The sellers description said star. It didn't look at all like a star. As @Greekandromamcoins points out the control mark is described as, "with a 'lion's' head (alternatively described as a head of Helios, crab, thunderbolt or unknown symbol, depending on the reference)". So that makes what it is as clear as mud. Though, once I got the coin in hand I wonder if this explanation is mixing numerous types. As his, Gandy's and mine all look a bit different. I believe mine must resembles a, wait for it... head of Helios!!! Now I don't have the whole subset, since I just found out about it this morning. But here are a couple more of the man who almost ruled the world So, let's see those bronze Philip IIs (ok,ok,) and silver and gold or anything that stabs you in the ribs, trips over a vine and cuts you down!