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ID:     312968
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alexander III
Date Ruled:     336-323 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 310-275
Diameter:     26 mm
Weight:     16.70 g
Die Axis:     9 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; monograms in left field and under throne
Mint:     Uncertain Macedonian
Primary Reference:     PO(1) 188 var. (monogram locations)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=312968
Grade:     aFine
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