ANTIOCHUS II SILVER TETRADRACHM – RARE ISSUE OF BARGYLIA WITH CULT STATUE OF ARTEMIS – CHOICE XF FINE STYLE NGC GRADED GREEK SELEUCID SELEUKID EMPIRE COIN (Inv. 13555)

$3,675.00

SELEUCID KINGDOM. ANTIOCHUS II, 261-246 BC
Silver tetradrachm, 17.06 g., 29 mm, possibly minted at Bargylia.
Obv. Diademed head of Antiochos right.
Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in right hand and resting left on grounded bow, statue of Artemis Kyndyas to outer left, [monogram in exergue].
SC 549; F. Delrieux, “La statue d’Artemis sans bras sur les alexandres et les monnaies séleucides de Carie” in SNR 77 (1998), 1 var. (D1/R– [unlisted rev. die]); HGC 9, 238l.
Ex CNG 61, 9/25/2002, lot 809.
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, FINE STYLE, a rare emission struck from high relief dies.

 

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