Greek Silver & Bronze
SYRIA, Kingdom of, Antiochos I, (280-261 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.994 grams), Series III, Group D, Babylon as Seleucia on Tigris mint, issued 263-261 B.C., obv. diademed head of Antiochos I to right, dotted border, rev. Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and bow, on right, **BASILEOS* and to left **ANTIOCOU* to left and right monograms, (cf.S.6866, Newell ESM 177, SNG Cop. 55, SNG Spaer 296, BMC 15, Hunter 19). Well centred, very fine and scarce.
Newell notes a total of 14 tetradrachms of this type in both public and private collections.
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SYRIA, Kingdom of, Antiochos I, (280-261 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.994 grams), Series III, Group D, ...