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ID:     26201
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Alexander I Balas
Date Ruled:     150-145 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. 147 - 146
Diameter:     29.9 mm
Weight:     16.379 g
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 ςΞΡ ( = Seleukid year 166) and Φ in ex
Mint:     Antioch
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 1430
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=25211