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ID:     26232
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Alexander I Balas
Date Ruled:     150-145 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. Oct 149 - Oct 148
Diameter:     29.2 mm
Weight:     16.254 g
Die Axis:     1.5 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Alexander Balas right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝ∆ΡΟΥ ΘΕΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Zeus seated left, Victory in extended right, scepter in left, monogram inner left, date ∆ΞΡ ( = Seleukid year 164 ) and monogram in ex
Mint:     Antioch
Primary Reference:     Newell SMA 148
Reference2:     Houghton II -
Reference3:     SNG Spaer -
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=25263