Alexander Balas tetradrachm obverse
Seleucid Kingdom
Alexander Balas, 152-145 BC
AR tetradrachm 14.9453 g, 32.2 mm
Seleucia in Pieria dated 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 228 #1798 and Plate 22 #1798. New York: The American Numismatic Society.
2. 1920. Monnaies Grecques Antiques: Provenant de la Collection de feu le Prof. S. Pozzi Page 165, #2980 (variant) and Plate LXXXVII #2980. Geneva: Naville & Cie.
Laureate head of Zeus facing right
Winged thunderbolt, two monograms below, enclosed in wreath.