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SELEUKID EMPIRE. Alexander I Balas. 152-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 14.23 g, 12h). Tyre mint. Dated SE 166 (147/6 BC). Diademed and draped bust right, diadem ends falling straight behind / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOΥ, eagle standing left on prow left; palm frond in background; to right, club surmounted by Tyre monogram; to left, ςΞP (date) above monogram. SC 1835.5a; Newell, Tyre 72; HGC 9, 883; DCA 123. Underlying luster, peripheral toning on reverse. EF.

Ex Father & Son Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 87 (18 May 2011), lot 636.