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ID:     711020
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus II Theos
Date Ruled:     261-246 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     from artistic dies in high relief
Weight:     16.98 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Antiochos I right
Reverse Description:     BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, Herakles seated left on lion skin draped over rock, resting his right hand on club set on ground; amphora to outer left, monogram in exergue
Primary Reference:     SC 500.1b
Reference2:     WSM 1525 var. (position of monogram)
Reference3:     cf. SNG Spaer 372
Reference4:     Houghton 629 var. (monogram); SNG Cop 100
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76248
Grade:     Superb EF, attractive light toning
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1020 Struck from artistic dies in high relief