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ID:     711015
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus I Soter
Date Ruled:     Sole Reign, 280-261 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC under Philetairos in the name of Seleukos I, circa 279-274
Weight:     16.86 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Zeus AËtophoros seated left; in left field, helmeted head of Athena right; oval below throne
Mint:     Pergamum
Primary Reference:     SC 308d
Reference2:     WSM 1535
Reference3:     SNG Spaer 244 (same dies)
Reference4:     Houghton 634 (this coin); Meydancikkale 2865 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76243
Grade:     EF
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1015 Very rare issue