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ID:     80000361
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus II Theos
Date Ruled:     261-246 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Weight:     17.07 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Herakles seated left on rock, lion's skin draped over rock, holding in right hand club set on ground, left hand on rock; to outer left, cup above monogram; monograms below royal title and name
Mint:     Kyme
Primary Reference:     SC 505.3
Reference2:     WSM 1523 (same dies as illustration)
Reference3:     Houghton II 144 (same dies)
Reference4:     SNG Spaer -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=132584
Grade:     Near EF, lightly toned, minor die flaws on reverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 361 Artistic rendering of Herakles.