SELEUKID EMPIRE. Alexander I Balas. 152-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.17 g, 1h). Antioch on the Orontes mint. Dated SE 166 (147/6 BC). Diademed head right / Zeus Nikephoros seated left; monogram to inner left, ςΞP (date) and monogram in exergue. SC 1784.8f; HGC 9, 875a; DCA 118. Underlying luster. Good VF.
From the John L. Cowan Collection, purchased from Pars Coins, 4 November 2015.