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SILVER ISSUES
BMC 5Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas, AR Tetradrachm, Berytos mint, 150-145 BC, Dated local year 163 (150-149 BC.) 14.37g. Diademed head right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY, eagle standing left on palm-branch, date ΓΞΡ and OIA monogram on left, trident at upper right. BMC 5; Rouvier 451; SC 1824.2; SNG Spaer 1505-1506; Sawaya 12-31; SNG Delepierre 2962; Houghton CSE 706; Babelon 890; SNG Lockett 3141; SNG Cop 268.TextFull Size
BMC 9Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Antioch (or Herakleia) mint, dated SE 164 = 149-148 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY ΘEOΠATΡOΣ EYEΡΓETOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. ΡAT monogram in right field, ΔΞΡ and HAΡK monogram in exergue. BMC 9; Newell SMA 146. TextFull Size
Houghton 1101 Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. 152/1-145 BC. Antioch on the Persian Gulf mint, Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; ΡΔ monogram in outer left field, HΓ monogram in outer right field. TextFull Size
Houghton 173 Alexander I Balas AR Drachm. Antioch mint, dated SE 163 = 150/149 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY ΘEOΠATOROΣ EYEΡΓETOY, Apollo left on omphalos, cornucopiae left, date ΓΞΡ in ex. TextFull Size
Houghton 179v Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas. 150-146/145 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre; ΩΠMΔ monogram in inner left field, date EΞΡ and Φ in exergue. Houghton 179 var (Φ in exergue). TextFull Size
Houghton 181 Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre; ΩΠT monogram in exergue. SNG Spaer 1395v, Newell, SMA 165. TextFull Size
Houghton 183 Seleukid Kingdom Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, Undated issue, struck 150/49 BC. Diademed head right / Zeus Nikephoros seated left; Δ in exergue. SNGIs 1395v, SMA 170. TextFull Size
Houghton 185 Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Drachm. Antioch mint, Undated issue, struck 150/49 BC. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; ΡΔ monogram to outer left, TNΡK monogram in exergue. SNGIs 1405v, SMA 173. TextFull Size
Houghton 191 Alexander I Balas AR Drachm. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos with bow and arrow. BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY ΘEOΠATOΡOΣ EYEΡΓETOY, Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and resting left hand on bow. ΩΠMΡ and HΓ monograms below. TextFull Size
Houghton 746 Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Tyre mint, dated SE 165 =148-147 BC. Diademed and draped bust right / Eagle standing left on prow of galley, palm-branch over right shoulder; club surmounted by TYΡ monogram to left, date E&XiΡ and EXB monogram to right. TextFull Size
Houghton 749 Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Tyre mint, Dated SE 167 = 146/5 BC. Diademed and draped bust right / Eagle standing left on prow of galley, palm-branch over right shoulder; club surmounted by TYΡ monogram to left, date ZΞΡ and ΓHΡ monogram to right. TextFull Size
Houghton 750 Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Tyre mint, dated SE 167 = 146/5 BC. Diademed and draped bust right / Eagle standing left on prow of galley, palm-branch over right shoulder; club surmounted by TYΡ monogram to left, date ZΞΡ and ΦΛ monogram to right. SNG Spaer 1545-1546 var. TextFull Size
Houghton 796 Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Ake-Ptolemais mint, dated SE 162 = 151/0 BC. Diademed and draped bust right / Eagle standing left on prow of galley, palm-branch over right shoulder; ΩΠMA monogram and date BΞΡ to left, ΠTO to right. Cf. SNG Spaer 1553. TextFull Size
Newell 153 Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, dated SE 165 = 148-147 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY ΘEOΠATΡOΣ EYEΡΓETOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre; A-P monogram to left, date EΞΡ and AMY monogram in ex. TextFull Size
Newell 166Alexander Balas AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Undated. Diademed head of Alexander Balas right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΘEOΠATOROΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY EYEΡΓETOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. HAΡK monogram below. Newell 166; Babelon Rois 795.TextFull Size
Newell 170Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, ca 150 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY ΘEOΠATΡOΣ EYEΡΓETOY, Zeus Nikephoros seated left; Δ in exergue. Newell SMA 170. TextFull Size
SC 1781Alexander I Balas, Seleukid Kingdom. 150-145 BC. AR tetradrachm. 30 mm, 16.21 g. Antioch ad Orontem mint. Dated 150-149 BC. No legend, diademed head of king right. BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY ΘEOΠATOΡOΣ EYEΡΓETOY in four lines to right and left of Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre. Cornucopiae in outer left field, date ΓΞΡ (Year 163 of the Seleukid era) and HAΡK monogram below. Houghton SC 1781; BMC 13; Newell SMA 136; Paris 871; Houghton Coll. 182; Hoover HGC 875; SNG Spaer 1417.TextFull Size
SC 1783b Seleucid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Antioch, dated SE 164 = 149/8 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY ΘEOΠATΡOΣ EYEΡΓETOY, Athena standing left, supporting wreath-bearing Nike on extended right hand and resting left on grounded shield, vertical spear propped in crook of left arm, ΠAT monogram above ΠM monogram in inner left field, date ΔXΡ in ex. TextFull Size
SC 1784.4Alexander I Balas AR Tetrdrachm. Dated 147-146 BC. Diademed head right in filleted border / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY ΘEOΠATOΡOΣ EYEΡΓETOY, Zeus seated left holding wreath-bearing Nike and sceptre, ΩΠMAT monogram to left, date EΞΡ and Φ in ex. SC 1784.4. Not in Newell, Babelon Rois, Houghton Coll., BMC, etc.TextFull Size
SC 1785Seleukid Kings Of Syria. Alexander I Balas. 150-145 BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 4.14 gm). Antioch mint. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and bow; YΦΛ monogram in left field. SNG Spaer 1589; Houghton 1270.TextFull Size
SC 1786Alexander I Balas of Seleukid kingdom. AR Hemidrachm. 13.5 mm, 1.9 g. 152-145 BC. Antioch ad Orontem mint. Radiate and diademed head of Alexander I right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow in right hand and bow on ground with left. Hoover HGC 891; Houghton SC 1786.TextFull Size
SC 1835Alexander I Balas, Seleukid kingdom. 148-147 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Tyre mint. Year 6. Diademed and draped bust right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, eagle standing left on prow left; palm frond behind; to left, TYΡ monogram on club; CΞΡ (date) above ΓXΔB monogram to right. BMC 4; Sear Greek 7033-7034 var (date); Hoover 883; SC 1835.TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1397 Alexander I Balas AR Drachm. Antioch Mint. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΘEOΠATOROΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY EYEΡΓETOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding bow and arrow. TextFull Size
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SNG Israel 1400 Alexander I Balas. Year 163 (150/149 BC). AR Drachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos; monograms in left field and exergue. Newell SMA 145. TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1405 Alexander I Balas AR Drachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and bow; monogram in exergue. Newell, SMA 178. TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1409 Syria, Seleukid Kings. Alexander I Balas. 150-145 BC. AR Drachm (4.01 gm). Antioch mint. Diademed head right; dotted border / Apollo seated left on omphalos. Newell, SMA 182.Text
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SNG Israel 1415 Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Hemidrachm. Antioch mint. Radiate and diademed head right / Apollo standing left. SMA 193, Houghton 193. TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1418c Seleukid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, dated SE 163 (150/149 BC). Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY ΘEOΠATΡOΣ EYEΡΓETOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike in right hand, lotus-tipped sceptre in left; cornucopiae to outer left, ΓΞΡ (date) and HG monogram in ex. TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1511 Alexander I Balas. 150-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Berytos mint. Year 167 (146/145 BC). Diademed head right / Eagle standing left on prow; monogram and ZXR left, trident right. TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1518 Seleucid Kingdom, Alexander I AR Didrachm. Sidon mint, dated SE 166 = 147-146 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, eagle standing left, palm behind wing, date VXP to left, ΣIΔΩ above aphlaston in right field. SNG Israel 1518,9. TextFull Size
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SNG Israel 1520 Seleucid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Sidon mint, dated SE 166 = 147-146 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, eagle standing left, palm branch under far wing, date ςΞΡ in left field, ΣIΔΩ above aphlaston in right field. CSE 715. TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1529 Seleucid Kingdom, Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Tyre, SE 163 (150/49 BC). Diademed, draped bust right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, eagle standing left on prow, palm branch under far wing, Tyre monogram on club in left field, date ΓΞΡ above HP monogram in right field. Newell 58, CSE 743.Text
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SNG Israel 1534 Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Tyre mint, dated year 165 = 148-147 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, eagle standing left on a rudder and holding a palm branch, TY-club to left, EZP and ΓHΡ monogram to right. TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1536 Alexander I Balas AR Tetradrachm. Tyre mint, dated year 166 = 147-146 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, eagle standing left on a rudder and bearing palm branch, TY-club to left, CZP and ΣB monogram to right. TextFull Size
BRONZE ISSUES
BMC 49Seleukid Kings, Alexander I Balas, Apameia mint. Head of Alexander I right, wearing lionskin headdress / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow in outstretched right hand, and bow in left. Trident in left field, ΠAΡ monogram below. BMC 49; Hoover 901.TextFull Size
Hoover 900Alexander I Balas. AE22 Serrate, Seleukid kings, Syria. 152-145 BC. Antioch mint. Diademed head of Alexander right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, Athena standing left, holding Nike in right hand, left hand resting on shield set on ground; KA monogram above PA monogram in left field. SC 1793.3b; Hoover 900.TextFull Size
Houghton 562 Alexander I Balas AE14. Radiate head of Alexander I right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and sceptre. ΠΡ monogram in exergue. TextFull Size
LeRider 27 Alexander I Balas AE 26mm. Ekbatana mint. Diademed head of Alexander right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY ΘEOΠATΡOΣ EYEΡΓETOY, elephant with rider walking right. TextFull Size
SC 1790Alexander I Balas, Seleukid Kingdom, 150-146 BC. AE19. Antioch mint. Head of Alexander right in Boeotian helmet / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm, monogram in right field. Hoover 899; SC 1790.TextFull Size
SC 1792-2Alexander I Balas, Seleukid Kingdom. 152-145 BC. AE13, 2.35 g. Antioch mint. Struck 150-146 BC. Aegis with gorgoneion / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY above and beneath Pegasos leaping right; monogram below. SC 1792.2; Hoover 938.TextFull Size
SC 1794Alexander I. Balas, Seleukid Kingdom. 150-145 BC. Antioch ad Orontem mint. AE16 Serrate, 3.68 gr. Diademed head of king right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY to right and left of owl. Monogram below. Hoover 920; SC 1794.TextFull Size
SC 1795Alexander I Balas. AE15 of Seleukid kingdom. Head of Alexander right wearing lionskin / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, Apollo standing left resting on bow on ground with left hand and holding arrows in left. Unclear monogram in left field. Hoover 901; SC 1795 and 1805.TextFull Size
SC 1804Alexander I Balas, Seleukid Kingdom, 150-146 BC. AE19. Apameia ad Axium mint. Diademed head of Alexander I Balas right / AΠAMEΩN, Zeus standing left, holding crested helmet and sceptre, Seleucid date ΓXΡ (150-149 BC) downwards to left, AY monogram in lower left field. Countermark: palm branch. Hoover 904; SC 1804; BMC 64-65 var (monogram); SNG Israel 1487; Sear -.TextFull Size
SC 1838Alexander I. Balas, Seleukid Kingdom, Struck in Tyre, dated 147-146 BC. AE14 mm, 2.30 gr. Diademed head of king right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, palm tree with fruit. Date CΞ-Ρ across fields. Hoover 944; SC 1838.TextFull Size
SNG Cop 264AAlexander I Balas, Seleukid Kingdom. AE19. Antioch mint. 152-145 BC. 4.58 g. Helmeted head of Alexander I right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY to right and left of Nike atanding left, holding wreath and palm branch. Upright corn-ear in outer left field, B in inner left field, ΠA monogram in exergue. Hoover HGC 899; SC 1790; Houghton Coll 203; Babelon hoard 860; SNG Cop 264.TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1435Seleukids, Alexander I, Serrate AE 21 mm, 7.57 g. 150-145 BC, Antioch or Herakleia mint. Head of Alexander I Balas right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY, Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear, resting hand on shield at her side. HAΡK monogram in left field. ΠΛH monogram below. SNG Israel 1435; BMC 36; Babelon Rois 839; SC 1793.TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1437Alexander I, Seleukid Kingdom, Serrate AE 20. Head of Alexander right / Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear. KA monogram over star over Δ in left field. SNG Israel 1437; BMC 38; Babelon Rois 833; SC 1793; Houghton Coll. 195. TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1438 Alexander I, Seleukid Kingdom, Serrate AE 20. Head of Alexander right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear and resting hand on shield. KA monogram over DH monogram in left field. SNG Israel 1438.TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1449Alexander I Balas, Seleucid Kingdom, AE 19mm. Head of Alexander right, wearing lionskin headdress. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow and bow. Upright palm branch in left field, ΡΔE monogram in right field. SNG Israel 1449 corr. (monogram); Babelon Rois 810.TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1460Alexander I Balas, Seleucid Kingdom, AE 19mm. Head of Alexander right, wearing lionskin headdress. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔΡOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow and bow. Star in left field, no monograms. Sear 7039; SNG Israel 1460; BMC 50.TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1472Alexander I Balas, AE18. Antioch mint. 5.8g. Helmeted head of Alexander right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY, Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm branch. Corn-ear in outer left field, AB monogram in inner left field. SNG Israel 1472; BMC 51-52; Babelon Rois 856; Houghton Coll. 201; SNG Cop 263.TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1477 Alexander I Balas AE 14mm. Antioch mint. Head of Dionysos with features of Alexander Balas right wreathed with ivy / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEXANΔΡOY, elephant walking left. SNGCop 266. TextFull Size
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SNG Israel 1487 Alexander I Balas AE20 or 4 Chalkoi, Civic issue without King's name, struck at Apamea ad Orontem, dated Year 163 = 150/149 BC. Diademed head of Alexander Balas right / AΠAMEΩN ΓXΡ, Zeus standing left holding Corinthian helmet and sceptre, ΩΔ monogram to left. Countermark: palm tree. Houghton 441, SNGCop 276. TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1491Alexander I Balas, Seleukid Kingdom, 150-145 BC. Civic issue without King's name, struck at Apamea ad Orontem. AE14, 2.36 gr. Diademed head of king right / AΠAMEΩN, ΓXΡ and ΩΔ monogram to right and left of Zeus standing left, holding Corinthian helmet and sceptre. SNG Israel 1491; SNG Copenhagen 276.TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1494 Alexander I Balas AE 20mm. Civic issue of Apamaea on the Orontes, year 163 (150/149 BC). Diademed head of Alexander right / AΠAMEΩN, Zeus standing left with Corinthian helmet and sceptre; date ΓΞΡ and NI monogram to left. Houghton CSE 443. TextFull Size
SNG Israel 1525 Seleucid Empire, Alexander I Balas AE20. Head of Alexander right / Galley right. TextFull Size
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