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GREEK, Macedonian kingdom, Alexander III the Great, AE Hemiobol (4 Chalkoi). Struck 325 310 BC at an uncertain mint in Macedonia.
Obverse: No legend. Head of Herakles facing right, wearing lion-skin knotted at base of neck.
Reverse: A quiver (arrow case) placed on top of a bow and below it a club, large B A between; mint-mark, below the club, is a laurel branch.
Diameter: 17mm | Weight: 5.1gms | Die Axis: 7
Price: 385 | Sear: 6742

This coin is a sub-type of the quiver type (Type 1B), with the inscription now reading B A (for BAΣIΛEOΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY = KING ALEXANDER). Price believed this coin type was minted both during and after Alexander's lifetime.
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