SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator.
|Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 874. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006.
Sold For $230. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
312-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.06 g, 7h). Babylon I mint. Struck in the name of Alexander III of Macedon, circa 311-300 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; in left field, MI above club; monogram in wreath below throne. SC 82.3i; Price 3765. Good VF.
The club was apparently engraved in the die over a previous symbol (perhaps the bipennis, SC 82.3m).