Seleucid Empire

 A selection of Silver and Bronze coins from the Seleucid Empire

A selection of Silver and Bronze coins from the Seleucid Empire

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Alexander I Balas
Alexander I Balas

Alexander I Balas, 152-145 BC Antioch on the Orontes Bronze circa 150-149, Æ. Head of Alexander I r., in lion skin headdress. / Apollo standing l., testing arrow and resting hand on grounded bow. S.C....

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Alexander I Balas

Alexander I Balas
Alexander I Balas

Alexander Balas, struck SE 166, 147-6 BC. Ascalon Mint. Diademed head r. / Zeus draped from waist, standing, facing, head left, extending right hand above civic initials and holding wreath. Date outer left. SC 1847,...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Alexander I Balas

Alexander I Balas
Alexander I Balas

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Alexander I Balas. 152-145 BC. Æ (19mm, 6.23 g, 12h). Antioch on the Orontes mint. Head of Alexander I right, wearing lion skin headdress / Apollo standing left, holding arrow and grounded...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia

Alexander I Balas
Alexander I Balas

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Alexander I Balas. 152-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.17 g, 1h). Antioch on the Orontes mint. Dated SE 166 (147/6 BC). Diademed head right / Zeus Nikephoros seated left; monogram to inner left, ςΞP...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Alexander I Balas

Antiochos I Soter
Antiochos I Soter

Seleukid Kings of Syria Antiochos I Soter Æ. Smyrna, 281-261 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Elephant head left; two control marks below. SC 312.

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia

Antiochos I Soter
Antiochos I Soter

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter. 281-261 BC. Æ Antioch mint. Macedonian shield with Seleukid anchor in central boss / Elephant walking right; monogram and club above, jawbone in exergue. SC 339.3; HGC 9,...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos I Soter

Antiochos II Theos
Antiochos II Theos

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos II Theos. 261-246 BC. Æ. Antioch mint. Laureate head of Apollo right / Apollo Delphios seated left; EY to outer left, monogram to outer right. SC 572; HGC 9, 266....

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos II Theos

Antiochos III
Antiochos III

 SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos III 'the Great'. 223-187 BC. Æ. Ekbatana mint. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; monograms to inner left and outer right. SC 1237.3; cf. SNG Spaer...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia

Antiochos IV Epiphanes
Antiochos IV Epiphanes

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos IV Epiphanes. 175-164 BC. Æ . “Egyptianizing” series. Antioch mint. Struck 169-168 BC. Head of Isis right, wearing tainia / Eagle with closed wings standing right on thunderbolt. SC 1414;...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos IV Epiphanes

Antiochos IV Epiphanes
Antiochos IV Epiphanes

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes. 175-164 BC. Æ  “Egyptianizing” series. Antioch on the Orontes mint. Struck 169-168 BC. Laureate head of Zeus-Serapis right, wearing tainia with Osiris cap at tip / Eagle standing right on thunderbolt....

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos IV Epiphanes

Antiochos IV Epiphanes
Antiochos IV Epiphanes

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes. 175-164 BC. Æ  “Egyptianizing” series. Antioch on the Orontes mint. Struck 169-168 BC. Laureate head of Zeus-Serapis right, wearing tainia with Osiris cap at tip / Eagle standing right on thunderbolt....

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos IV Epiphanes

Antiochos IV Epiphanes
Antiochos IV Epiphanes

Antiochos IV, Seleucia on the Tigris. Diademed head right. / Goddess with broad polos seated left holding Nike on high backed throne, while holding transverse scepter. SC 1514.2. Rare

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos IV Epiphanes

Antiochos IV Epiphanes
Antiochos IV Epiphanes

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos IV Epiphanes. 175-164 BC. Serrate Æ (15mm, 2.41 g, 2h). Ake-Ptolemaïs mint. Struck circa 173/2-168 BC. Diademed and radiate head right; monogram behind / Veiled goddess standing facing, holding scepter....

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos IV Epiphanes

Antiochos IV Epiphanes
Antiochos IV Epiphanes

CILICIA. Kelenderis. Antiochos IV of Commagene (38-72). Ae.Obv: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΥΣ / ANTIOXOΣ. Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.Rev: ΚΕΛΕΝΔΕΡ / ΕΠΡ ΠΑΔΗ. Apollo standing left, holding branch and leaning on column surmounted by trident.SNG France 737-8; RPC I...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos IV Epiphanes

Antiochos IV Epiphanes
Antiochos IV Epiphanes

Seleukid Kingdom. Antiochos IV Epiphanes. 175-165/4 B.C. Ake-Ptolemais. Diademed, radiate head right / BASILEW[S] ANTIOCOU, Nike in biga galloping left; monogram below horses. SNG Spaer 1141; Spaer, Ake p. 139, type 2

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Antiochos IX Eusebes Philopator
Antiochos IX Eusebes Philopator

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos IX Eusebes Philopator (Kyzikenos). 114/3-95 BC. Æ 18 Uncertain mint, probably in Phoenicia. Winged bust of Eros right / Nike advancing left, holding wreath; SC 2388.2; SNG Spaer 2734

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos IX Kyzikenos

Antiochos VII
Antiochos VII

Antiochos VII, 138-129 BC. AE , axis: 12hMint of Antioch, dated 129 BC. Obv: Winged bust of Eros right, wreathed with myrtle.Rx: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ANTIOXOY - EYEPΓETOY to right & left of headdress of Isis, below: crescent...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos VII

Antiochos VII Euergetes
Antiochos VII Euergetes

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos VII Euergetes (Sidetes). 138-129 BC. AR Drachm. Antioch on the Orontes mint. Diademed head right within fillet border / Nike advancing left, holding wreath; monograms to outer left and inner right. SC 2062.2b;...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos VII

Antiochos VII Euergetes
Antiochos VII Euergetes

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos VII Euergetes (Sidetes). 138-129 BC. AR Drachm . Uncertain mint 103, prob. in Syria. Diademed head right / Nike advancing left, holding wreath; two monograms to outer left. SC 2082.2; HGC 9, 1080e....

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos VII

Antiochos VII Euergetes
Antiochos VII Euergetes

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos VII Euergetes (Sidetes). 138-129 BC. AR Didrachm  Tyre mint. Dated SE 176 (137/6 BC). Diademed and draped bust right / Eagle standing left on ship’s ram, palm branch over shoulder; to...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos VII

Antiochos VIII
Antiochos VIII

Kleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Kleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII. 125-121 BC. Æ (18mm, 6.32 g, 12h). Antioch on the Orontes mint. Dated SE 190 (123/2 BC). Radiate and diademed head of...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos VIII Epiphanes (Grypos)

Antiochos VIII
Antiochos VIII

Seleucid Kingdom, Antiochos VIII 121-96 BC, Tetradrachm, 15.64g: Obv: Diademed head of Antiochos VIII right Rev: Zeus standing left holding a star and leaning on a staff, two monograms to left, "Eqp" in exergue "BASILEWS...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Antiochos VIII Epiphanes (Grypos)

Antiochus IV
Antiochus IV

Seleucid Kingdom, Antiochus IV, 175 - 164 B.C. Serrate AE 16, Seleucia mint, ; obverse veiled female bust right, monogram left; reverse BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, elephant head left, galley forepart right, uncertain mark left

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia

Demetrios I Soter
Demetrios I Soter

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Demetrios I Soter. 162-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.63 g, 12h). Tarsos mint. Diademed head right within wreath / Tyche, nude to waist, holding baton and cornucopia, seated left on backless throne decorated with...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Demetrios I Sôter

Demetrios II Nikator
Demetrios II Nikator

Demetrios II Nikator SELEUKID EMPIRE. Demetrios II Nikator. First reign, 146-138 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 15.82 g, 12h). Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Struck circa 145-141 BC. Diademed head right / Tyche, holding scepter in right...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Demetrios II Nikator

Demetrios II Nikator
Demetrios II Nikator

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Demetrios II Nikator. First reign, 146/5-139 BC. Nisibis mint. Diademed head right with slight beard / Agathos Daimon and Agathe Tyche clasping hands; to inner left, H above E; Y between....

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Demetrios II Nikator

Demetrios II Nikator
Demetrios II Nikator

 SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Demetrios II Nikator. First reign, 146-138 BC. Æ. Uncertain mint 96 in Phoenicia or Koile Syria. Diademed head right / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; ΔI•I• below throne?. SC 1940; HGC 9,...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia

Demetrios II Nikator
Demetrios II Nikator

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Demetrios II Nikator. First reign, 146-138 BC. Æ. Perhaps Selukeia in Pieria mint. Diademed head right / Seleukid anchor; control, if any, off flan. SC 1928; HGC 9, 1008.

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia

Demetrios III Eukairos
Demetrios III Eukairos

  Demetrios III Eukairos SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Demetrios III Eukairos. 97/6-88/7 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 15.87 g, 12h). Damaskos mint. Dated SE 224 (89/8 BC). Diademed head right, pellet on nose / Cult statue of Atargatis...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Demetrios III Philopator

KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great...
KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great...

KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’. 95-56 BC. Æ. Bust right, wearing tiara / Tyche seated right on rocks, holding palm branch; at feet, half-length figure of river-god swimming right; TP monogram and A...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos I Sot...
SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos I Sot...

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter. 281-261 BC. Æ (11mm, 1.39 g, 1h). Antioch mint. Anchor on boss of Macedonian shield / Elephant standing right; monogram and [club] above, jawbone in exergue. SC 341; HGC...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia

Seleukos I
Seleukos I

SYRIA, Seleukid Kings. Seleukos I. 312-280 BC. Æ 15mm (3.21 gm). Antioch mint. Winged head of Medusa right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, bull butting right; uncertain monogram above. Cf. SNG Spaer 29-30. 

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia

Seleukos I Nikator
Seleukos I Nikator

Seleukos I Nikator SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. Æ (19mm, 8.99 g, 1h). Apamea on the Orontes mint. Struck circa 300-281 BC. Elephant walking right / Horse’s head left; anchor below. SC...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Seleukos I Nikator

Seleukos I Nikator
Seleukos I Nikator

  Seleukos I Nikator SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. Æ. Winged head of Medusa right / Bull butting right; SC 6.1; HGC 9, 107a.

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Seleukos I Nikator

Seleukos I Nikator
Seleukos I Nikator

Seleukos I Nikator SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. Æ Uncertain mint. Winged head of Medusa right / Bull butting right; controls not visible. Cf. SC 21, 152, and 191; HGC 9, 92.

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Seleukos I Nikator

Seleukos I Nikator
Seleukos I Nikator

 Seleukos I Nikator SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. Æ Seleukeia II mint. Horned horse head right / Anchor; monogram to right. SC 145.Seleukos fled from Antigonus the one-eyed in Babylonia on horseback....

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Seleukos I Nikator

Seleukos II Kallinikos
Seleukos II Kallinikos

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos II Kallinikos. 246-225 BC. Æ Antioch mint. Helmeted head of Athena right / Nike standing left, crowning royal name and holding palm branch; anchor to inner left. SC 692.1; HGC...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Seleukos II Kallinikos

Seleukos II Kallinikos
Seleukos II Kallinikos

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos II Kallinikos. 246-225 BC. Æ Magnesia on the Maeander. Struck before the revolt of Antiochos Hierax. Diademed bust of Artemis right, quiver at shoulder / Apollo standing left, holding arrow...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia

Seleukos III Soter
Seleukos III Soter

Seleukos III Soter (Keraunos) SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos III Soter (Keraunos). 225/4-222 BC. Æ . Antioch on the Orontes mint. Draped bust of Artemis right, quiver at shoulder / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos, testing arrow,...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Seleukos III Keraunos

Seleukos IV
Seleukos IV

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos IV. 187-175 BC. Æ Serrate. Antioch mint. Laureate head of Apollo right, monogram behind / Apollo standing left, holding arrow and leaning on tripod; monogram inner left below. SNG Spaer...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Seleukos IV Philipator

Tryphon
Tryphon

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Tryphon. Circa 142-138 BC. Æ 18mm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / Macedonian cavalry helmet with ibex horn; caps of the Dioskouroi to inner left. Cf. SNG Spaer 1827; Houghton 259. ...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia

Tryphon
Tryphon

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Tryphon. Circa 142-138 BC. Æ (18mm, 5.78 g, 1h). Antioch mint. Diademed head right / Spiked Macedonian helmet adorned with wild goat horns; aplustre to inner left. SC 2034.2a; HGC 9,...

Coins Ancient coins (650 B.C. to 1453 A.C) Greek Seleucia Tryphon

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