A SELEUCID SILVER TETRADRACHM OF ALEXANDER II ZEBINA
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1215277
45 Jaffa Gate, Opposite David Citadel Entrance
P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
tel. 972 2 583 7606
Sale Price $1200...Originally $1500
|Reign of Alexander II Zebina (128-123 B.C.) Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander II facing right. Reverse: Zeus enthroned holding Nike in his right hand and a scepter in his left. Monogram in left field. D below throne. BASILEWS ALEXANDROU. Dotted border on both sides. In extremely fine condition. Found in Jerusalem. Diameter: 22 mm; Weight: 16.1 g Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price. Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority. Bibliography: Percy Gardner, “Catalogue of Greek Coins: The Seleucid Kings of Syria” (British Museum Press, London, 1878), 4.|