Seleucid Silver Tetradrachm of King Antiochus I Soter - 270 BC

A silver tetradrachm, issued under the son of the founder of the Seleucid Empire, King Antiochus I Soter (Saviour), circa 270 - 267 BC, at the Seleucia on the Tigris mint.

The obverse with a superb portrait of Antiochus, with deep-set eye, slightly parted lips and royal diadem. 

The reverse with Apollo seated on omphalos, examining arrow and resting hand on grounded bow. The legend reading:

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ

"Of King Antiochus"

 

A fantastically high relief, sculptural coin.

Seleucid Silver Tetradrachm of King Antiochus I Soter - 270 BC. A silver tetradrachm, issued under the son of the founder of the Seleucid Empire, King Antiochus I Soter (Saviour), circa 270 - 267 BC, at the Seleucia on the Tigris mint. The obverse with a superb portrait of Antiochus, with deep-set eye, slightly parted lips and royal diadem.  The reverse with Apollo seated on omphalos, examining arrow and resting hand on grounded bow. The legend reading: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ "Of King Antiochus"   A fantastically high relief, sculptural coin.

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