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Live auction - bgr_669366 - SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - ALEXANDER I BALAS Tétradrachme

SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - ALEXANDER I BALAS Tétradrachme AU
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Starting price : 300 €
Estimate : 600 €
Price : 560 €
Maximum bid : 580 €
End of the sale : 26 October 2021 14:34:17
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 163
Mint name / Town : Antioche, Syrie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 30,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 16,11 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie sur un flan idéalement centré. Très joli revers. Patine grise, tachée au droit
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire de la collection Aymé Cornu

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête diadémée d’Alexandre Ier Balas à droite, entourée de la stemma.

Reverse


Reverse description : Zeus nicéphore trônant à gauche, tenant une Niké de la main droite le couronnant et un sceptre long de la gauche.
Reverse legend : BASILEWS/ ALEXANDROU/ QEOPATOROS/ EUERGETOU// (HD).
Reverse translation : (du roi Alexandre de naissance divine évergète).

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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