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Live auction - bgr_914325 - SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - SELEUKOS III CERAUNUS demi-unité

SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - SELEUKOS III CERAUNUS demi-unité VF/XF
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Estimate : 60 €
Price : 30 €
Maximum bid : 30 €
End of the sale : 09 July 2024 14:14:45
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : demi-unité
Date: c. 225 AC.
Mint name / Town : Antioche, Syrie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 16,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 3,73 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée. Double frappe au droit. Joli revers. Patine foncée
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé et drapé d’Artémis à droite, l’arc et le carquois sur l’épaule.

Reverse


Reverse description : Apollon, nu assis à gauche sur l’omphalos, appuyé sur son arc de la main droite et tenant une flèche de la main gauche ; de chaque côté, un monogramme.
Reverse legend : BASILEWS/ SELE-UKOU.

Historical background


SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - SELEUKOS III CERAUNUS

(226-223 BC)

Alexander, who took the name of Seleucus III on his accession to the throne, succeeded his father, Seleucus II Callinikos, who died following a fall from a horse. The future Antiochus III, brother of Seleucus III was sent to govern the eastern provinces. Seleucus III tried to recover part of Asia Minor which Attalus I, king of Pergame had seized. Seleucus was defeated by Attalus and was assassinated by officers of his staff in 223 BC.

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