18 Alexander I, Antioch

SCADS62 Alexander I SC 1784.8Ad

ALEXANDER I BALAS

ANTIOCH

Silver Tetradrachm, Zeus Nicephorus type, revived

Davisson's E Auction 3, 7 Dec. 2013, 19 cf SC 1784

SC 1784.8Ad

Obv.: Diademed head of Alexander I r., diadem ends falling straight behind, fillet border.

Rev.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ in two lines on r., ΘΕΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ in two lines on l., Zeus enthroned l., resting l. hand on sceptre and holding Nike facing r.

Date (in ex., on l.) ϚΞΡ (S.E. 166 = 147/6 B.C.)

Inner left (a) and right exergue (b) controls
Inner left (a) and right exergue (b) controls

 Reference: Davisson’s EAuction 3, 7 December 2013, lot 19.

The inner right control is a variant form of the usual primary control for SC 1784.8.

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