A RARE SELEUCID SILVER ALEXANDER TETRADRACHM - For Sale
A RARE SELEUCID SILVER ALEXANDER TETRADRACHM
Reign of Seleucus I Nicator (c. 312-280 B.C.)
Obverse: Head of Herakles (Hercules in Latin) facing right wearing the lion skin.
Reverse: Zeus enthroned facing left holding Nike in his right hand, a scepter in his left. The figure of Nike is placing a laureate crown on Zeus’s head. SELEUKOU behind figure. XI over AI in left field.
Dotted border on both sides of piece. Created posthumously for Alexander the Great under Seleucus I Nicator.
Extremely rare example. In very fine condition.
16.65 g, 25 mm diameter
Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.