Ancient Coins: GREEK SILVER: Seleukid Kings, Antiochos II, 261-246 B.C.

Seleukid Kings, Antiochos II, 261-246 B.C.

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Seleukid Kings, Antiochos II, 261-246 B.C.
AR Tetradrachm, 17.09g. 27mm. Sardes mint, c.261-264 B.C. Diademed head of the deified Antiochos I to right. Rev. Apollo seated to left on omphalos holding a bow and arrow; monograms below. SC 518d. Newell, WSM 1387 and pl. LVI,2(same dies). Magnificent sculptural portrait of the elderly Antiochos I in high relief and with fine toning.

Ex: E J Waddell, E Auction, May 4, 2005, lot 12.
Ex: Manhattan Sale II, New York, Peter Gruber collection, Auction January 4, 2011, lot 69.
Ex: William Rudman collection
Ex: Lebanese family collection, c.1900. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $35,000.00

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