SELEUCUS II SILVER TETRADRACHM – EXCEPTIONAL ANTIOCH ON THE ORONTES ISSUE – CHOICE AU NGC GRADED GREEK SELEUCID COIN (Inv. 13556)
SELEUCID KINGDOM. SELEUCUS II, c. 246-225 BC.
Silver tetradrachm,16.76 g, 28 mm. Issue of Antioch on the Orontes.
Obv. Diademed head of Seleucus II right.
Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ, Apollo standing left leaning on tripod, testing arrow, HΔ and MY control monograms in left field and outer right field respectively.
NGC graded CHOICE AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, a wonderfully struck coin with a spectacular portrait.
Published: Vilmar Numismatics, Fixed Price List I, lot 74.
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