Description: Seleukid Kingdom. Seleukos I, 312-280 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.94 g) minted at Seleucia on the Tigris (?), c. 296/5 BC. Laureate head right of Zeus. Reverse: Athena driving quadriga of elephants right, brandishing spear and shield; above, anchor and monogram. Houghton & Lorber (Seleucid Coins, Part I) 130.25; Newell (WSM) 1626. Extremely Fine. Stylistically this coin is very close to those issued at Seleucia, founded by Seleukos I, about 15 miles south of today's Baghdad and 40 miles northeast of Babylon. Estimated Value $3,000 - 4,000. Categories:
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$3,000 - $4,000
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