Alexander Balas didrachm obverse
Seleucid Kingdom
Alexander Balas, 152-145 BC
AR didrachm 7.0643 g, 22.7 mm
Tyre 147/6 BC
1. Houghton, Arthur, Catherine Lorber, and Oliver Hoover. 2008. Selucid Coins: A Comprehensive Catalog. Part II: Seleucus IV through Antiochus XIII. Page 241 #1836.4 and Plate 22 #1836.1b (variant). New York: The American Numismatic Society.
2. Rogers, Edgar. 1927. The Second and Third Seleucid Coinage of Tyre. In Numismatic Notes and Monographs No. 34. Page 17 #18 and Plate I #19 (variant). New York: The American Numismatic Society.
Diademed head of Alexander Balas facing right, chlamys around neck, border of dots
Standing eagle, facing left on spur of galley; palm branch over right shoulder. In right field, regnal date over monogram. In left field, club surmounted with monorgam of Tyre. Border of dots.