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ID:     732934
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Alexander I Balas
Date Ruled:     150-145 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC Year SE 166=147-146
Weight:     14.33 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed and draped bust right
Reverse Description:     BASILEWS ALEXANDROU, eagle standing left on prow, palm branch over shoulder; club and monogram in left field, CXR (date) and monogram in right field
Mint:     Tyre
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 1529 (same obverse die)
Reference2:     Newell, Tyre 58
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=25861
Grade:     Toned EF