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ID:     776349
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN Kings
Issuer:     Perseus
Date Ruled:     179-168 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 173-171
Diameter:     29 mm
Weight:     15.51 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙ−ΛΕΩΣ ΠΕΡ−ΣΕΩΣ
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing right, wings spread, on thunderbolt; mintmaster's monogram to right, control marks above and between legs; all within oak wreath, plow below
Mint:     Pella or Amphipolis
Primary Reference:     Mamroth, Perseus 25
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     gVF
Notes:     Ex K.L. Chapman Collection; Seaby Coin and Medal List 527 (April 1962), no. A214 (listed at £45). Au-, mintmaster