Seleukid Empire, Seleukos VI Epiphanes Nikator.

620.00

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Description

Antioch, 95-94 BC. AR tetradrachm, 16.14 gr.

Obv: diademed head of Seleukos VI to the right, with a tiny horn over his ear.

Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕVΚΟV ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟVΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ; Zeus seated to the left on throne, holding Nike on his right hand and an upright sceptre with his left; in left field: AN; all within laurel wreath.

Ref: SC 2414.1e; SMA 424. Ex Tradart stock 1980’s.

With a surprisingly sensitive and carefully made portrait. Extremely fine.