Greece (ancient) - ROYAUME SÉLEUCIDE - Séleucus IV Philopator - Double unité Æ (c. 187-175 av J.C) R2 TTB

Description
Greece (ancient) - ROYAUME SÉLEUCIDE - Séleucus IV Philopator - Double unité Æ (c. 187-175 av J.C) R2 TTB
Very fine

Specimen on a small flan, well centred, with regular wear,
with visible beading. Nice portrait of Artemis. Lovely reverse.
Black and sandy patina.

Metal: Bronze serratus.
Weight: 9.77 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Obverse: Laurelled head of Apollo facing right, with long hair
flowing down the neck.
Reverse: Apollo standing nude, left, holding an arrow
in the right hand and leaning with the left on
a tripod. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY

Light weight. Centring hole visible on each side.

Rare R2 type.
Cf: BMC.22 var. 

Seleucus IV Philopator (he who loves his father), the second
son of Antiochus III the Great (223-187 BC), oversaw large
military commands in the war fought between
the Seleucids, the Kingdom of Pergamon and the Romans.

Shipped via tracked, registered post.

Lot details
Country
Greece (ancient)
Year/Period and Variation
ROYAUME SÉLEUCIDE - Séleucus IV Philopator - Double unité Æ (c. 187-175 av J.C) R2 TTB
No. of items
x 1
Condition
Very fine
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