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SELEUKID KINGDOM. Seleukos I Nikator

Struck 295/4-291 BCE, Susa mint

AR tetradrachm, 27 mm, 16.8 gm

In the style of Alexander the Great

Obv:  head of Heracles right in lion skin headdress

Rev: BAΣIΛEΩΣ below, ΣEΛEYKOY to right, Zeus Αetophoros enthroned with eagle & sceptre, facing head of Helios over M to left, M above strut, AP below strut of throne

Ref: SC 165 1a

Heritage Auctions, June 2013, part of a small mixed lot of Hellenistic coins

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