Alexander Balas, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C212003175 In Stock Share
Seleukid Empire. Alexander I Balas (150-145 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Antioch, c. 151-146 BC. Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander Balas facing right. Reverse: [BAΣ]IΛE[ΩΣ A]ΛEΞANΔPO[Y] ΘEOΠATOPOΣ EYEPΓETOY, Zeus seated…
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Description

Seleukid Empire.

Alexander I Balas (150-145 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Antioch, c. 151-146 BC.

Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander Balas facing right.
Reverse: [BAΣ]IΛE[ΩΣ A]ΛEΞANΔPO[Y] ΘEOΠATOPOΣ EYEPΓETOY, Zeus seated to left, holding Nike and sceptre; monogram in exergue.

(SC 1781.1b).

Extremely Fine.

16.49g, 29mm, 1h.

Ex. Gorny & Mosch Auction 164 (17/03/2008), lot #264.

Specification

Period 150 - 145 BC
Date c. 151-146 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Alexander I Balas

Country

Asia Minor

Coin House

Seleucid Empire

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Antioch

References SC 1781.1b.
Weight 16.49 g

Provenance

Ex. Gorny & Mosch Auction 164 (17/03/2008), lot #264.

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