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ID:     26460
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Alexander I Balas
Date Ruled:     150-145 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. 148 - 147
Diameter:     30.3 mm
Weight:     16.150 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝ∆ΡΟΥ ΘΕΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Zeus enthroned left, Nike offering him wreath in right, scepter in left, EΞP (=Seleukid year 165) and Φ in ex
Mint:     Antioch
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 1428 - 29 var (control-mark)
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=25471