05 Seleucus II, Teos

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SELEUCUS II

PERHAPS TEOS

Silver Tetradrachm, Apollo with tripod type

Roma 7, 22 March 2014, 819

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Obv.: Dademed head of Seleucus II r. clean-shaven, dotted border.

Rev.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ on r., ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ on l., Apollo standing l., testing arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, no border.

Control (inner l.): DOVE flying l.

Reference:  San Rafael, California, MNL collection, ex Roma 7, 22 March 2014, lot 819.

The pellets or dots on the obverse, a number of which form lines or clusters and appear to be artifacts and not die flaws or rust, are unexplained.

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