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ID:     151587
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Seleucus IV Philopator
Date Ruled:     187-175 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC 187-175
Diameter:     29 mm
Weight:     16.90 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     BASILEWS SELE-UKOU, Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and bow placed on ground; palm with fillet to outer left, F in exergue
Mint:     Antioch
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 839
Reference2:     Le Rider, Antioche 147 (A16/P105—this coin)
Reference3:     SMA 38
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=45231
Grade:     Toned, good VF, very high-relief obverse, light cleaning marks in fields
Notes:     Rare, one of only two specimens recorded from this obverse die. Ex Lanz 56 (13 May 1991), lot 236.