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ID:     AN00647957_001_l
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alexander III
Date Ruled:     336-323 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Hemidrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     336-323 BC
Diameter:     12 mm
Weight:     2.06 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress
Reverse Legend:     ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; wreath in right field
Mint:     Amphipolis
Primary Reference:     Price 0015
Photograph Credit:     © The Trustees of the British Museum
Source:     http://www.britishmuseum.org
Special Comments:     Registration number 1956,0410.4 ; Acquisition date 1955
Grade:     aVF
Notes:     Very rare.