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ID:     po183v
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alexander III
Date Ruled:     336-323 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Uncertain
Diameter:     25 mm
Weight:     17.15 g
Die Axis:     2 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress
Reverse Legend:     BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Zeus seated left on throne with back, holding eagle in right hand and scepter in left, right leg drawn back; ΑΕ monogram in left field, ΑΙ under throne
Mint:     Uncertain Phoenicia or Syria
Primary Reference:     PO(1) 183 var. (letter A and monogram under throne)
Photograph Credit:     Roma Numismatics Ltd.
Source:     http://romanumismatics.com
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