05 Seleucus II, Smyrna

SCADS27 Seleucus II

SELEUCUS II

PERHAPS SMYRNA

Silver drachm, standing Apollo with bow type

drachm

Obv.: Diademed head of Seleucus II r., no border.

Rev.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ on r., ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ on l., Apollo standing l., testing arrow and resting l. hand on grounded bow, no border

Inner left controls: a above b
Inner left controls:
a above b

Reference: Copenhagen, M. Andersen collection, ex Joron-Derem, 26 November 2013, lot 14b.

This drachm is associated with the tetradrachms SC 648 and 649. This denomination was previously unknown for “Perhaps Smyrna.”

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