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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Hellenistic Monarchies| > |Seleucid Kingdom| > SH26240
Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrius I Soter, 162 - 150 B.C.
|Seleucid| |Kingdom|, |Seleukid| |Kingdom,| |Demetrius| |I| |Soter,| |162| |-| |150| |B.C.|, Tyche (Greek for luck; the Roman equivalent was Fortuna) was the presiding tutelary deity that governed the fortune and prosperity of a city, its destiny. Increasingly during the Hellenistic period, cities had their own specific iconic version of Tyche, wearing a mural crown (a crown like the walls of the city).
SH26240. Silver tetradrachm, Houghton-Lorber 1641.6d, Newell SMA 124, SNG Spaer 1277, VF, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, weight 16.687g, maximum diameter 29.8mm, die axis 0o, 152 - 151 B.C.; obverse diademed head of Demetrios right; reverse BAΣIΛEΩΣ ∆HMHTPIOY ΣΩTHPOΣ, Tyche seated left on throne supported by winged tritoness, naked to waist, scepter in right, cornucopia in left; two monograms outer left, AΞP (Seleucid Era year 161) in exergue; nice portrait, pinprick pitting on the obverse left side; SOLD











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