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ID:     11199
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus II Theos
Date Ruled:     261-246 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Diameter:     30.3 mm
Weight:     16.625 g
Die Axis:     10.5 h
Obverse Legend:     I
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Antiochus I right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΝΤΙ−ΟΧΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Herakles, nude, seated left on rock draped with lion skin, resting right hand on club set on the ground and propping his left on the rock, monogram left, seal and monogram in ex
Mint:     Phocaea
Primary Reference:     Houghton 512.2 = Western Seleucid Mints 1508 (Brussels)
Reference2:     pl. LXVI.6 (same rev. die
Reference3:     obv. die perhaps also the same)
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=8858