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Numismatics
Ruler: Alexander Balas, King of Syria, ruled 150–145 B.C.
Mint: Antioch
Artist: Unknown

Tetradrachm of Alexander I Bala, King of the Seleucid Empire from Antioch

148–147 B.C.

Silver

16.54 g, 11:00, 28.3 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Professor Charles C. Torrey
2001.87.12227
Geography: 
Made in Antioch, Syria
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
2nd century B.C.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Professor Charles C. Torrey, to 1950; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1950–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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