01 Seleucus I, Seleucia on the Tigris, Seleucus I

SCADS74 Seleucus I plated issue SC 130

SELEUCUS I

SELEUCIA ON THE TIGRIS (SELEUCIA II, SECOND WORKSHOP)

Silver plated tetradrachm, elephant chariot type

SC1276.4 Unc Hirsch Sale

Cf. SC 130

Obv.: Laureate head of Zeus r., dotted border.

Rev.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ to l., ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ in exergue, Athena in elephant quadriga r., brandishing spear and shield, dotted border.

Seleucid symbol (upper field) ANCHOR

Controls: None visible

Reference: Uncertain Hirsch sale.

See SCADS73 for a related plated tetradrachm and terracotta “token.”

See SCADS77 and SCADS78 for elephant chariot tetradrachms lacking controls probably struck at a mint in Persis or Bactria.

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