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Greek silver tetradrachm of Alexander I Balas
GREEK SILVER DRACHM OF THE SELEUKID KING ALEXANDER I BALAS, 152-145 BC

Seleukid Empire, Alexander I Balas, reigned 152-145 BC, Antioch on the Orontes mint, struck ca. 149-147 BC
Silver drachm
Diameter: 16.5 mm.; Weight: 4.22 grams

Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander I Balas right.

Reverse: Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos, testing arrow and resting hand on bow.

Extremely fine condition.

Ex American private collection.

Cf. A. Houghton & C. Lorber. Seleucid Coins: A Comprehensive Catalog. Lancaster. 2002. No. 1785.1c.

EV1623
$475


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