ANTIOCHUS I GOLD STATER – ISSUE OF AI KHANOUM IN BACTRIA – VF NGC GRADED GREEK SELEUCID KINGDOM COIN (Inv. 18363)
SELEUCID KINGDOM. ANTIOCHUS I, 281-261 BC.
Gold stater, 8.46 g, 17 mm. Issue of Ai Khanoum, the principal mint in Bactria.
Obv. Diademed head of Antiochus I right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ, Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in right hand and resting left on grounded bow, Δ in left field.
SC, 436.6. ESM, 704; HGC 9, 122.
Ex Vilmar Numismatics (8373), 2014, from Heritage 4/10/2014, lot 23288 and previously Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH, 236, 10/7/2013, lot 648
NGC graded VF, Strike 3/5, Surface 3/5, “scratch” noted (on brow of portrait).
Published: Vilmar Fixed Price List IV, no. 60.