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Title: Seleukos I., Nikator, AE-13, COTD,
Post by: quadrans on February 10, 2019, 08:39:33 am
Seleukos I., Nikator, AE-13, COTD,

Seleucia, Seleukid Kingdom, 01 Seleukos I., Nikator, (312-281 B.C.), SC 6.1, AE-13 (Half unit), BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ/ΣEΛEYKOY, Bull butting right, #1
http://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-153215

Seleucia, Seleukid Kingdom, 01 Seleukos I., Nikator, (312-281 B.C.), SC 6.1, AE-13 (Half unit), BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ/ΣEΛEYKOY, Bull butting right, #1
avers: Winged head of Medusa right with serpents in hair.
reverse: BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ/ΣEΛEYKOY, above and beneath bull butting right, A(or monogram) in the left field (behind the bull).
exergue: A/-//--, diameter: 20,0-21,0mm, weight: 7,50g, axes: 10h,
mint: Seleucia, Seleukos I., Nikator, Antioch Mint, date: 312-280 B.C., ref: SC 6.1, Newell WSM 1357., SNG Spaer 67, BMC 65,

Regards

Q.


Title: Re: Seleukos I., Nikator, AE-13, COTD,
Post by: Robin Ayers on February 10, 2019, 08:16:29 pm
A very nice coin- I like the detailed bull, he looks ready to charge!  +++


Title: Re: Seleukos I., Nikator, AE-13, COTD,
Post by: Robert L3 on February 10, 2019, 08:23:12 pm
I agree, quite nice, Q. And pretty patina too.


Title: Re: Seleukos I., Nikator, AE-13, COTD,
Post by: quadrans on February 11, 2019, 08:33:41 am
Dear, Robin, and Bob,

Thank you very much for your nice words.  :) ;)

Really appreciated.  +++

Regards

 Joe


Title: Re: Seleukos I., Nikator, AE-13, COTD,
Post by: maridvnvm on February 12, 2019, 02:11:32 pm
A very pretty looking coin.


Title: Re: Seleukos I., Nikator, AE-13, COTD,
Post by: quadrans on February 13, 2019, 05:35:20 am
Thank you, Martin,

 I like it... ;)

 Joe/Q.