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ID:     711032
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Alexander I Balas
Date Ruled:     152-145 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Date Struck:     EF, light iridescent toning, hairline flan crack, obverse a little softly
Weight:     4.33 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     BASILEWS ALEXANDROU QEOPATOROS [E]UERGETOU, Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; to outer left, cornucopiae [above control mark]; GXR (date) in exergue
Primary Reference:     cf. SMA 139-141
Reference2:     SNG Spaer 1421 (same obv. die)
Reference3:     cf. Houghton 173
Reference4:     cf. Jameson 1713 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76260
Grade:     EF, light iridescent toning, hairline flan crack, obverse struck a little softly
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1032 ($300)From the Harry Strickhausen Collection.