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Sale: Nomos 5, Lot: 201. Estimate CHF1500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 24 October 2011. 
Sold For CHF2200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 16.92 g 2), Ecbatana, after 295 BC. Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ Zeus seated left on high backed throne, holding eagle in his out stretched right hand and scepter in hid left; to left, vertical anchor over monogram; below throne, monogram. ESM 506. Qazvin 83 (this coin). SC 204.8 a (this coin cited). Rare. An attractive and bold piece. Extremely fine.

From the PGB collection, and from the Qazvin Hoard of 1964 (IGCH 1796).