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ID:     734688
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN Kings
Issuer:     Perseus
Date Ruled:     179-168 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 174-173
Diameter:     31 mm
Weight:     16.84 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Perseus right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙ−ΛΕΩΣ ΠΕΡ−ΣΕΩΣ
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing right on thunderbolt; ΙΩ monogram above, MI right, Φ between legs; all within wreath, plow below
Primary Reference:     Mamroth, Perseus 8
Reference2:     SNG Alpha Bank 1131 var. (control marks)
Reference3:     SNG Cop 1267
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF
Notes:     Rare early issue struck on the Attic standard.