Seleucid Kings, Alexander I Balas, Silver Drachm

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Seleucid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas (152-145 BC). Silver Drachm, Antioch c.149 BC. Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander facing right. Reverse: Naked Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow with right…
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Description

Seleucid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas (152-145 BC).

Silver Drachm, Antioch c.149 BC.

Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander facing right.

Reverse: Naked Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow with right hand and resting left hand on bow, ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΛΕΧΑΝΔΡΟΥ – ΘΕΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ.

SC 1785; Newell, SMA 186; HGC 9, 887a

Extremely Fine.

4.26g.

Specification

Period 152 - 145 BC
Date c. 149 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Demonination

Drachm

Coin Ruler

Alexander I Balas

Country

Asia Minor

Coin House

Seleucid Empire

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Antioch

References SC 1785; Newell, SMA 186; HGC 9, 887a
Weight 4.26 g

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