Seleukid Kingdom

$1,195.00

Silver Tetradrachm (17 grams).

Seleukid Kingdom- the territorial extent of this mighty realm varied greatly from period to period. At its zenith, under Seleukos I and Antiochos I, it comprised almost the whole of Alexander’s conquests, except Egypt.

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Silver Tetradrachm (17 grams).

Seleukid Kingdom- the territorial extent of this mighty realm varied greatly from period to period. At its zenith, under Seleukos I and Antiochos I, it comprised almost the whole of Alexander’s conquests, except Egypt.

 

Additional information

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

261 – 246 B.C.

Obverse

Diademed head of Deified Antiochos II, younger son of Antiochos I.

Reverse

("navel", the name of a stone at Delphi, which was said to mark the center of the earth as the navel is the central part of the body)., Apollo seated on omphalos, testing arrow in right hand and resting left on grounded bow.


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