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ID:     169199
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alexander III
Date Ruled:     336-323 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 1/4 Unit
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     336-323 BC
Diameter:     13 mm
Weight:     2.87 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Description:     Wreathed head of Apollo right
Reverse Legend:     ΑΛΕΞΑΝ-YOPΔ
Reverse Description:     Thunderbolt; round shield to lower left
Mint:     Amphipolis
Primary Reference:     Price 0019 var. #2 (wreath to lower right)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=169199
Grade:     aVF
Notes:     This is a new variety of quarter unit from the earliest issues at Amphipolis. Price 19 and 56 were contemporaries of the tetradrachm issues Price 14 and 51, respectively, while this coin corresponds to the tetradrachm issue Price 57.