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ID:     118115
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alexander III
Date Ruled:     336-323 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     325-323 BC
Diameter:     27 mm
Weight:     16.90 g
Die Axis:     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; in left field, ΒΑΙ monogram above another uncertain monogram
Mint:     Myriandrus
Primary Reference:     Price unlisted Tet. #125
Reference2:     Unpublished
Photograph Credit:     Numismatik Naumann
Source:     http://www.numismatik-naumann.de
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Possibly a contemporary imitation (Moderator)