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ID:     po283
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alexander III
Date Ruled:     336-323 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     323-280 BC
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     4.27 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, left leg drawn back, both feet on footstool, holding eagle in right hand and scepter in left; bucranium below throne
Mint:     Uncertain Western Asia Minor
Primary Reference:     PO(1) 283 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     © Münzkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Source:     http://ww2.smb.museum/ikmk/object.php?id= 18250925
Special Comments:     (1) Accession 1875 Prokesch-Osten (2) Object number 18250925 . The photo is provided under Creative Commons. For further information go to https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/de/deed.en
Grade:     aVF