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Live auction - bgr_619044 - SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - ALEXANDER I BALAS Tétradrachme

SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - ALEXANDER I BALAS Tétradrachme MS
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bgr_619044
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 166
Mint name / Town : Tyr, Phénicie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 27,5 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 14,18 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large et bien centré des deux côtés. Superbe revers, bien venu à la frappe et aux détails bien visibles. Patine grise rehaussée par des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête diadémée d'Alexandre Ier à droite.

Reverse


Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche sur la proue d'un navire tourné à gauche ; dans le champ à gauche, monogramme de Tyr, placé au-dessus d'une massue.
Reverse legend : ALEXANDROU - BASILEWS/ SQR/ TUR.
Reverse translation : (du roi Alexandre/ an 166, Tyr).

Historical background


SYRIA - Seleucid Kingdom - ALEXANDRE I BALAS

(150-145 BC)

Alexander I Balas, who claimed to be the son of Antiochus IV Epiphanes (175-164 AC). Succeeded Demetrius I Soter, who was killed on the battlefield. He married Cleopatra Thea. With the help of Attalus II of Pergamum (160-139 AC.) And Ptolemy VI Philometor (180-145 AC.), He managed to keep five years in Syria before being overthrown and murdered. This is Demetrius II, who succeeded him.

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