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ID:     75000143
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alexander III
Date Ruled:     336-323 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     323-280 BC
Weight:     16.11 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress
Reverse Legend:     ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Zeus seated left on backless throne, legs parallel, holding eagle in right hand and scepter in left; wreath in left field, A below throne
Mint:     Uncertain East
Primary Reference:     Price unlisted Tet. #112
Reference2:     Unpublished
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=103051
Special Comments:     Obverse die linked to : http://www.coinproject.com/coin_detail.php?coin=282799
Grade:     EF
Notes:     This coin is most likely local an issue imitating the types of Alexander, but adding control marks of local significance. The fabric is eastern in character, as is the style, which is most similar to the early Alexandrine issues of Tarsos and Myriandros (or Issos), both of which are known to have circulated in the east.