Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I Soter


1 in stock


Aï Khanoum, circa. 280-271 BC. AR tetradrachm, 15.73 gr., 27 mm.

Obv: diademed head of Antiochos I to the right.

Rev: horned and bridled head of horse to the right with flamelike forelock; in left field: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, below: ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ; in upper right field: Δ-monogram in circle.

Ref: SC -; cf. 428 (this obv. die) var. (location of monogram), cf. 429 for location on monogram on reverse; SMAK -; obverse die A1; HGC 9, 132.
Extremely rare in this condition. Very fine.

A unique and unpublished coin from Aï Khanoum, combining the elderly features of Antiochos with an extremely rare monogram placement.