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353, Lot: 186. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. AV Stater (18mm, 8.51 g, 9h). Uncertain Mint 2, in Cappadocia, Eastern Syria, or Northern Mesopotamia. Struck after 305 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right, coiled serpent on helmet / Nike standing left, holding wreath and stylis; monograms below left and right wings. SC 56 corr. (position of name and title); WSM 1335; HGC 9, 4c. Good VF. Rare.

This coin, in the name of Seleukos, also confirms the reading of ∆I beneath Nike’s right wing.