ALEXANDER I BALAS KING OF SYRIA

Ancient Coins - ALEXANDER I BALAS KING OF SYRIA
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ALEXANDER I BALAS152/1-145 B.C. SILVER TETRACHM. STRUCK IN SUSA, 16,86 GM.
Diademed head of the king with large diadem/ Apollo seated left on omphalos holding arrows in right hand.
Resting left hand on bow. Two monograms.  Houghton 1079.
g. Le Rider, suse sous les Seleucides  et les Parthes (1965), 73,82 ( des memes coins).
O. Morkholm, A Greek coin hoard from susiana, Acta Archeologica 36 ( 1965), 140, 104 ( THIS COIN).
Very rare. A beautiful coin struck in high relief . Superb/ very fine plus. a pedigree coin.
See also SC.1866-1867. See Hoover: 872. Extremely rare.
provenance: Trouvaille de Susiane 1958/1959 ( IGCH 1805), and ex Monnaies et Medailles SA, Basel 53 ( 1977), 145.
Ex Pierre Arnaud collection, THIS COIN.

See also Bank Leu auction 30 on 28th april 1982. Lot nr. 210. Boston Suppl. 28l. Sfrs. 3.000,-
Preis SKU: ALK2
1,395.00
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  • CHF 1,625.18
  • CAD 2,105.47

Wechselkurs: 11/24/17

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