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ID:     720934
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus I Soter
Date Ruled:     Joint reign with Seleukos I, 294-281 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Weight:     15.65 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin
Reverse Description:     Zeus AËtophoros seated left; monogram in left field, monogram below throne
Primary Reference:     SC 245a
Reference2:     Houghton & Moore, “Some Early Far Northeastern Seleucid Mints,” MN 29 (1984), pl. 1, 2 = Troxell & Waggoner, “Robert F. Kelley Bequest,” MN 23 (1978), 45 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=84702
Grade:     VF, toned
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 934 Extremely rare. From the Robert A. Weimer Collection. Ex Stack’s (10 December 1987), lot 3294; Kovacs 4 (8 August 1983), lot 103; American Numismatic Society Collection; Robert F. Kelley Collection.