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ID:     238057
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alexander III
Date Ruled:     336-323 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     301-275 BC
Diameter:     28 mm
Weight:     17.07 g
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, ΑΡ ligate above forepart of pegasus left, both above long torch
Mint:     Lampsacus
Primary Reference:     Price unlisted Tet. #136
Reference2:     Unpublished
Photograph Credit:     Numismatik Naumann
Source:     http://www.numismatik-naumann.com
Grade:     VF