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Description

Seleukid Kingdom. Khanoum. Antiochos II Theos 261-246 BC. NGC MS Strike 4/5 - Surface 4/5. Stater AV

19mm., 8,53g.

Diademed head of Antiochos I right / [Β]ΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / [Α]ΝΤΙΟΧ[ΟΥ], Apollo Delphios, nude but for chlamys draped from his waist, wearing laurel wreath and seated on omphalos to left, testing arrow with his right hand and resting his left on a bow leaning against the omphalos behind him, Δ within circle to inner left feild.

extremely fine

SC 435.1 (Antiochos I); ESM 695 (Antiochos I).

Ex Heritage Auction 3071, Lot 34059.

Although SC and Newell both assign this issue to Antiochos I, dated to Series II (ca. 268-261 BC), NGC and every listing in sales archives describes this coin as belonging to Antiochos II (261-246 BC).

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