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ID:     24647
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Seleucus I Nicator
Date Ruled:     312-280 BC
Metal:     Fourrée
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     after 305 BC
Diameter:     26.8 mm
Weight:     14.724 g
Obverse Description:     Bust of Alexander or Seleukos wearing helmet covered with panther skin and adorned with horns and ears of bull
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ ΣΣΛΣΥΚΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Nike with spread wings, standing right, crowning trophy with wreath, AX and ΠΑ control-marks across lower field
Mint:     illegal
Primary Reference:     cf. Houghton and Lorber 173 (official Susa mint)
Reference2:     combining monograms of 173.14 and 173.16
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=23581