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    Ecbatana Mint Seleucus I

    SELEUCID KINGDOM. Seleucus I Nicator (312-281 BC). AR tetradrachm (30mm, 17.23 gm, 6h). NGC Choice XF 4/5 - 4/5, punch mark. Types of Alexander III the Great. Ecbatana, ca. 311-295 BC. Head of young Heracles right, wearing lionskin headdress / ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ, Zeus seated left holding eagle and scepter; in left field two monograms, anchor, and forepart of grazing horse; ΣΩ below throne. HGC 9, 12k. SC 204.11b. Rare! Struck in high relief from dies of exotic style on an enormous flan.

    From the Northern California Collection. Acquired from Frank Kovacs, 1998.


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