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ID:     309444
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alexander III
Date Ruled:     336-323 BC
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     311-300 BC
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     8.55 g
Die Axis:     10 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena right, wearing triple-crested Corinthian helmet decorated with a griffin
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Nike standing left, holding wreath in extended right hand and cradling stylis in left arm; ΗΡ below left wing; below right wing, ΝΚ ligate above ΔΕΙ
Mint:     Uncertain East
Primary Reference:     PO(1) 211 var. (tetradrachm)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=309444
Grade:     EF
Notes:     Prokesh-Osten, "Liste des Alexandres de ma collection qui ne se trouvent pas dans le catalogue de Mr. L. Müller," NZ 1 (1869), 211 for a tetradrachm with nearly identical markings.