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ID:     75000471
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Alexander I Balas
Date Ruled:     152-145 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Weight:     3.79 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     Sandan standing right on mythical animal; [E to outer left], ID monogram in exergue
Mint:     Tarsos
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer -
Reference2:     Houghton 475 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=103379
Grade:     VF, dark find patina, minor roughness
Notes:     Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 471 Very rare. From the Arthur Houghton Collection, 475.