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ID:     720921
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Seleucus I Nicator
Date Ruled:     312-281 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC circa 305/4-295
Weight:     17.15 g
Die Axis:     2 h
Obverse Description:     Head of hero (Alexander or Seleukos?) right, wearing helmet covered with panther skin and adorned with the ear and horns of a bull
Reverse Description:     Nike standing right, erecting trophy; AP below left wing, facing bust of Helios in field between Nike and trophy, monogram to lower right
Primary Reference:     SC 173.16
Reference2:     ESMS 108 var. (A65/P- [unlisted rev. die])
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=84689
Grade:     VF, obverse struck a little softly
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 921 Rare.