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    MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC). AR tetradrachm (27mm, 1h). NGC Choice XF. Posthumous issue of Ake or Tyre, dated Regnal Year 27 of Azemilk (320/19 BC). Head of Heracles right, wearing lion skin headdress, paws knotted at neck / ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus seated left on backless throne, right leg drawn back, feet on stool, eagle in right hand, scepter in left; Phoenician 'Z (king's name) above I III III = (date), Phoenician aleph under throne. Price 3271 (Ake) corr. (date configuration). DCA 737 (320/19 BC Ake; 323/2 BC Tyre).

    For the reattribution of the Alexander series of Ake (Price) to Tyre, see A. Lemaire, "Le monnayage de Tyr et celui dit d'Akko dans la deuxième moitié du IV siècle avant J.-C.," RN 1976, and G. Le Rider, Alexander the Great: Coinage, Finances, and Policy (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2007), pp. 125-34.


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