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ID:     711035
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Alexander I Balas
Date Ruled:     152-145 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC circa 150-147
Weight:     16.81 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     BASILEWS ALEXANDROU, Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; monogram to outer left and in exergue
Primary Reference:     Le Rider, Suse -
Reference2:     SNG Spaer -
Reference3:     Houghton 1079 = MØrkholm, "A Greek Coin Hoard from Susiana," Acta Archaeologica XXXVI (1965), 105 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76263
Grade:     Good VF, dark iridescent toning, small die flaw on obverse, light scuff and die break on reverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1035 High relief portrait