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ID:     PO372v
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alexander III
Date Ruled:     336-323 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Uncertain
Weight:     4.16 g
Die Axis:     2 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress
Reverse Legend:     ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Zeus seated left on backless throne, holding eagle in right hand and scepter in left, right leg drawn back; in left field, monogram above ΒΩ; meander pattern in exergue
Mint:     Macedon
Primary Reference:     PO(1) 372 var. (Π under throne)
Photograph Credit:     Numismatik Lanz München
Source:     http://www.acsearch.info/record.html?id=375049
Special Comments:     Very rare
Grade:     VF
Notes:     There are a number of coins in the article of Prokesh-Osten that Price could not verify. These coins were therefore omitted from Price's catalog, but were all listed in his concordance list on pp. 535-540.