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ID:     720414
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alexander III
Date Ruled:     336-323 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     301-286 BC
Weight:     17.09 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress
Reverse Legend:     ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Zeus seated left on throne with back, right leg drawn back, holding eagle in right hand and scepter in left;in left field, monogram within circle; below throne, Λ above strut, monogram within circle below
Mint:     Tyre
Primary Reference:     Price 3534 var. (monograms)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=84185
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Struck under Demetrios Poliorketes, circa 301-286 BC