Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Seleukos I, struck under Antiochos I
about 276–272 B.C.
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Sardis (Lydia)
Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 16.88 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Diademed, horned head of Seleukos I to right.
Reverse: Apollo seated left on omphalos, bow in right hand.
Monogram at left. Inscriptions in Greek in field and below.
By date unknown: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc., 342 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California (auction 9, Plaza Hotel, New York City, December 10, 1980, lot 316); purchased at NFA auction by MFA; accessioned January 14, 1981
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour