18 Alexander I, Antioch

SCADS63 Alexander I SC 1784.4 Corr.



Silver Tetradrachm, Zeus Nicephorus type, revived


SC 1784.8 Corr.

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.

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

Reference: Paris, BNF, Y588.

Variant form of the left field control and corrects the reading of the exergue control.


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