Royal Bronze Coinage
Young Heracles/Apollo on omphalos
Denomination C: 17 mm., 4.65 gm.
Obv.: Head of young Heracles in lion skin headdress r.
Rev.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ on r., ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ on l., Apollo seated l. on omphalos, testing arrow and resting l. hand on grounded bow.
Countermarks: Caduceus in rectangular punch; Anchor in rectangular punch.
Reference: CNG E Auction 200, 3 December 2008, lot 71.
The countermarks seem to have been applied with the intention of obliterating the image of Apollo on the reverse.