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ID:     760539
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Alexander I Balas
Date Ruled:     152-145 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Date Struck:     BC 152-145
Diameter:     16 mm
Weight:     4.22 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     [BA]SILEW[S] ALEXANDROU QEOPATOROS EUER-GETOY, Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; to outer left, cornucopiae above monogram; GER (date) in exergue
Mint:     Antioch
Primary Reference:     SMA 140
Reference2:     SNG Spaer 1421 var. (different monogram under cornucopiae)
Reference3:     Houghton 173 var. (no monogram under cornucopiae)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=72656
Grade:     Good VF, lightly toned.