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ID:     unktet145
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alexander III
Date Ruled:     336-323 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     225-200 BC
Diameter:     30 mm
Weight:     16.92 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress
Reverse Legend:     ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Zeus seated left on backless throne, right leg drawn back, holding eagle in right hand and scepter in left; in left field, two monograms placed vertically; maeander pattern in exergue
Mint:     Magnesia ad Maeandrum
Primary Reference:     Price unlisted Tet. #145
Reference2:     Unpublished
Photograph Credit:     Roma Numismatics Limited
Source:     http://romanumismatics.com
Grade:     aVF