Seleukos I, Silver Drachm

Item Reference: C212003174 In Stock Share
Seleukid Empire. Seleukos I Nikator (305-281 BC). Silver Drachm, mint of Seleukeia on the Tigris (mint II), c. 296-281 BC. Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus facing right. Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ,…
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Description

Seleukid Empire.

Seleukos I Nikator (305-281 BC).

Silver Drachm, mint of Seleukeia on the Tigris (mint II), c. 296-281 BC.

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus facing right.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ, Athena, holding spear and shield, riding a quadriga of elephants right; monogram and Θ above elephants, anchor in upper field.

(SC 131.11; HGC 9, 32a).

Good Very Fine.

4.27g.

Specification

Period 305 - 281 BC
Date c. 296-281 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Drachm

Coin Ruler

Seleucus I Nikator

Country

Asia Minor

Coin House

Seleucid Empire

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Seleukeia on the Tigris (mint II).

References SC 131.11; HGC 9, 32a.
Weight 4.27 g

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