SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos II Theos, 261-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.15 g, 12 h), Kyme. Diademed head of Antiochos II to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ - ANTIOXOY Herakles seated left on lion skin draped on large rock, holding club set on his left foot in his right hand and leaning left on rock; between Herakles' legs, monogram of AP; in exergue, cup and two monograms. SC 505.5a. WSM 1524β. A magnificent piece, beautifully struck on a very broad flan and with a wonderful portrait. Tiny scuff on the reverse edge, otherwise, extremely fine.
From the collection of Regierungsrat Dr. iur. Hans Krähenbühl, ex Numismatica Ars Classica 11, 29 April 1998, 113.