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ID:     3900040
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Seleucus I Nicator
Date Ruled:     312-280 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     circa 312-289 BC
Diameter:     16.5 mm
Weight:     2.95 g
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress.
Reverse Legend:     M
Reverse Description:     Enthroned Zeus with eagle perched on outstretched right arm outstretched, holding staff in left; anchor before, monogram to beneath throne, M to right.
Mint:     babylonian mint.
Primary Reference:     cf: Houghton and Lorber, 111a (var)
Photograph Credit:     Coin and Seal
Source:     http://coinandseal.com