Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Alexander I Balas
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Seleukeia-in-Pieria
Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 16.59 gm. Die Axis: 2
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Filleted head of Alexander Balas to right.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, scepter in left hand. On right hand Nike with wreath reaches out to crown Zeus.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.
By 1970: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co. AG, April 8, 1970
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour