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ID:     729310
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Alexander I Balas
Date Ruled:     150-145 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE20
Date Struck:     BC 150-145
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     6.84 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     APAMEWN, Zeus standing left, holding helmet and sceptre; control mark and GXR (date) in left field
Mint:     Apamea
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 1491 var. (control mark)
Reference2:     Houghton 443 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=19318
Grade:     VF, attractive dark green patina with earthen highlights