A beautiful tetradrachm of Seleukos I
Lot 1012
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 16.99 g, 6 h), Susa, circa 305/4-295. Bust of Alexander the Great, with the features of Seleukos, as Dionysos to right, wearing Attic helmet covered with a panther skin and adorned with bull's ear and horns, ear guards lowered and panther skin tied around neck. Rev. [Β]ΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Nike standing right, placing wreath on top of a trophy of arms to her right; to lower left, M; between Nike and trophy, ΑΧ. SC 173.14. A very attractive piece, boldly struck in high relief and with a splendid portrait. Faint marks on the obverse and with a small die break on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From a Bavarian Collection, formed in the early 2000s.
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1000 CHF
Hammer price:
6500 CHF
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Closing time: 11-Mar-23, 20:25:30 CET
All winning bids are subject to a 18.5% buyer's fee.


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