Alexander Balas AR Tetradrachm, Choice Extremely Fine, 148/147 B.C.E. SOLD

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ALEXANDER BALAS AR TETRADRACHM, 148/147 B.C.E.

SC 1784.4b, Choice Extremely Fine, shallow thin scratch on cheek, 30.3mm, 16.52 grams, Antioch Mint 

Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander Balas I to right 

Reverse: BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY ΘEOΠATOPOΣ EYEPΓETOY to the sides of Zeus Nikephoros seated on throne to left holding scepter and Nike offering wreath, EΞP (date year 165 = 148/147 B.C.E.) and monogram in exergue

Very SHARP and quite BEAUTIFUL!