Ancient Coinage of Seleucia, Antiochos I


Antiochos I Soter (The Savior), King of the Seleukid Empire 280-261 BC.

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BMC 7Antiochos I, AR tetradrachm, 16.91 gr. Diademed head of middle-aged Antiochos I right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow and resting left hand on bow behind him. AP monogram to left, WCU monogram to right. BMC 7; Hoover 128.TextImage
BMC 37Antiochos I, Seleukid Kingdom. AE18. Macedonian shield with anchor in central boss / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, elephant walking right, OME monogram and club above, jaw-bone of boar in exergue. BMC 37; Hoover 148.TextImage
BMC 39Antiochos I Soter, AE11, denomination D. 1.42 gr. Antioch mint. 281-261 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / BASI-ANTI above and beneath thunderbolt, (club and) ME monogram above; jawbone below; most of the image obliterated by a large anchor countermark. BMC 39 (same countermark); Houghton SC 344 (ditto); Hoover 198.TextImage
BMC 41Antiochos I Soter, Seleukid King, AE20, Antioch ad Orontem mint. 281-261 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY above and beneath thunderbolt, club and MTE monogram above, jaw-bone of boar below. BMC 41; Hoover 149; SC 343; Sear Greece 6880.TextImage
Hoover 145Antiochos I, Seleukid Kingdom, AE18. Helmeted head of Athena facing, in crested helmet / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm branch, TE monogram in left field. Hoover 145; SC 314; BMC 57.TextImage
Hoover 195Antiochos I, Seleukid Kingdom. 280-261 BC. Macedonian shield with anchor in centre. / BA-AN above and beneath elephant walking right. Hoover 195; SC 340; Newell 945; BMC 40; Sear 6881 var (full legends).TextImage
Hoover 296Antiochos I, Seleukid Kingdom, AE16. Diademed head of Antiochos right / SWSTHROS ANTIOCOU to left and right of anchor flanked by the pilei of the Dioskuri. SC 642; Hoover 296.TextImage
Mitchener 59aDiodotus I, Tetradrachm, Satrap of Baktro-Sogdiana. Diademed head of Antiochos I right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow and resting left hand on bow behind him. TextImage
Newell 1456Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I AR Tetradrachm. Magnesia ad Sipylum mint. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ right, ANTIOXOY left, nude Herakles seated left on rock, lion's skin draped over rock, holding club on ground in right hand, left hand at his side; two monograms in ex. SNG Spaer -; Newell, WSM, 1456 (A1/P-); Houghton, CSE, 625. TextImage
SC 205•2dSeleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I Soter, as Co-regent with Seleukos I, 294-281 BC, AR Tetradrachm. Ekbatana mint. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Zeus seated left, holding eagle in right hand, sceptre in left; in left field, monogram above forepart of lion left; monogram below throne. Newell 508. TextImage
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SC 205•6Antiochos I AR Tetradrachm. Head of Herakles right, in lionskin / ANTIOXOY right, BAΣIΛEΩΣ in ex, Zeus seated left, with eagle & sceptre; monogram & forepart of horned elephant before, QE monogram under throne. Houghton 1136cf. TextImage
SC 286vAntiochos I. Coregency with Seleucis I, 294-281 BC. AE 19mm. Ai Khanoum mint. Struck ca 285-281 BC. Charging bull right; P P monogram above / BASILEWN SELEUKOU ANTIOCOU, above & below shaft of Anchor; delta circle monogram below. TextImage
SC 311•2Seleucid Kingdom, Antiochus I Soter (281-261 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Smyrna. Diademed head of Antiochus I right, rejuvenated & idealized / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining three arrows held in right hand & resting left hand on grounded bow, APT monogram in exergue, QE monogram in inner right field. WSM 1494. TextImage
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SC 314Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I AE 18mm. Smyrna or Sardes mint. Helmeted bust of Athena facing / Nike advancing left, holding wreath & palm; monogram in outside left field. Newell, WSM 1368. TextImage
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SC 315Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I AE 12mm. Smyrna or Sardes mint. Helmeted bust of Athena facing / Nike advancing left, holding wreath & palm; monogram in outside left field. SNGIs 233, Newell, WSM 1369. TextImage
SC 315aSeleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I Soter AE 14mm. Smyrna or Sardes mint. Helmeted, facing head of Athena / Nike advancing left; monogram to outer left. Houghton 627. TextImage
SC 323•2bAntiochus I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Sardes. Diademed, horned head of deified Seleucus I right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining bow, SA monogram (recut over an earlier control) in inner left field before legs, Z in ex. Newell 1366. TextImage
SC 332Antiochos I Soter, Seleukid Kings of Syria. AE19, 281-261 BC. 18.8mm, 6.11gr. Tarsos mint. Helmeted head of Athena right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY above and beneath caps of the Dioskuri; monogram in exergue. SNG Spaer 226; SC 332; Hoover 146.TextImage
SC 332•1Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I AE 20. Tarsos mint. 278 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY above and helow the two pilei of the Dioscuri resting on horitontal club. SNG Spaer 226f; SC 332.1. TextImage
SC 332•3aSeleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I AE 20. Tarsos mint. Helmeted head of Athena right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY above and helow the two pilei of the Dioscuri. Newell 1301 TextImage
SC 335•4cAntiochos I AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos holiding bow & arrow, DOW monogram left. Antioch mint. Newell 957. TextImage
SC 336cfSeleukid Kingdom, Antiochus I Soter AE20mm Denomination B. Antioch mint. Diademed head of Apollo right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY either side of tripod. Lindgren 1762. TextImage
SC 339•3aAntiochos I AE 22mm Denomination B. Antioch mint. Macedonian shield with anchor on centeral boss / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, horned elephant walking right; Q below, PN monogram between back legs. SNGIs 185, Newell WSM 943, Houghton CSE 18v, SNG Cop 67v. TextImage
SC 351Antiochos I AE 15. Head of Antiochus right / Rx: Apollo seated left on omphalos, control in left field. SNG Spaer 209. TextImage
SC 352Antiochos I AE 13mm Denomination D. Antioch mint. Diademed head of Antiochos left / B-ASI ANTI, P to left, Q to right, Apollo seated right on omphalos, holding a bow in both hands. SNGIs 215, Newell WSM 963, Houghton CSE 13. TextImage
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SC 378•3Antiochos I AR Tetradrachm. Seleukeia on Tigris mint. Diademed head of Antiochos / Apollo seated left on omphalos; monograms in left and right fields. Newell 140. TextImage
SC 379•3aSeleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Sole Reign, Seleukeia on the Tigris mint, struck ca 274-270 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, nude but for slight drapery on right thigh, holding arrow in right hand, left hand resting on bow, AP monogram in outer left field, HP monogram in outer right field. SNGIs 289, Newell 149. TextImage
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SC 379•3cAntiochus I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Seleucia on the Tigris mint. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, AP monogram in outer left field, XAY monogram in W in outer right field. Newell 155, Houghton 952. TextImage
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SC 379•3dAntiochus I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Seleucia on the Tigris mint. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, AI monogram in outer left field, DWP monogram in outer right field. Newell 157. TextImage
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SC 379•6aAntiochos I AR Tetradrachm. Seleukia-on-Tigris mint. Diademed head of Antiochos right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and bow; tripod-like monogram to left, DWP monogram to right. SNGIs 292, Newell ESM 166. TextImage
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SC 380Antiochus I AR drachm. Seleuceia mint. Diademed middle-aged head right. / BASILEWS ANTIOXOU Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow, and resting on bow, AT monogram to left, DWR monogram to right. SC 380, controls type 2. TextImage
SC 380-2Antiochus I AR drachm. Seleuceia mint. Diademed middle-aged head right. / BASILEWS ANTIOXOU Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow, and resting on bow, A on R monogram to left; OXT-like monogram to right. TextImage
SC 380•2cSeleucid Kingdom, Antiochus I Soter AR Drachm. Seleucia on the Tigris. Diademed head of Antiochus I right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, AP monogram in outer left field, XAY monogram in W in outer right field. SNGIs 298. TextImage
SC 388Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I AE Double Unit. Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Three-quarter facing head of Apollo, in laurel wreath, head turned slightly right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Nike standing right erecting trophy; monogram outer right. Newell ESM 167, Houghton CSE 953. TextImage
SC 399•9293-280 BC. Struck by Antiochos I Soter, joint rule with Seleukos II. Susa mint. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / SELEUKOU down right field, BAΣIΛEΩΣ in exergue, Zeus Aetophoros seated left, holding eagle and sceptre; RPSE monogram in left field, ANTI monogram beneath throne. Houghton SC 399.9; Hoover 125c; Gordion Hoard 1405; Newell ESM 354b.TextImage
SC 409•1bSeleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Ekbatana mint. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; two monograms above arrows; to inner left, forepart of horse left. TextImage
SC 409•2fAntiochus I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Ecbatana. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding three arrows & resting hand on grounded bow, ZWS monogram in inner left field above arrows, AK monogram beneath arrows, forepart of horse grazing left before Apollo's feet. Newell 528. TextImage
SC 431•3Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I Soter AR Drachm. Aï Khanoum mint. Diademed elderly head right / Bridled horse's head right; Δ in circle to right. TextImage
SC 432•2Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I AR Drachm. Aï Khanoum mint. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, horned and bridled horse head right; Δ within O monogram before horse's forehead. ESM 679, cf. SNG Spaer 325. TextImage
SC 432•3aSeleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I Soter AR Drachm. Aï Khanoum mint. Diademed idealized head right / Bridled horse's head right; Δ in circle to right. TextImage
SC 437Antiochos I AR Tetradrachm. Aï Khanoum mint, ca 268-261 BC. Diademed head of Antiochos right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and bow, drapery on far thigh, Δ in circle above knee. SNGIs 328, Newell 696. TextImage
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SC 438•1aSeleucid Kings of Syria, Antiochos I AR Tetradrachm. Ai Khanoum mint. Diademed head of Antiochos right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding one arrow & bow; delta-circle monogram in left field. Newell 697, SNGIs 327. TextImage
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SC 438•1bAntiochos I AR Tetradrachm. Aï Khanoum mint. Diademed middle-aged head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow, and resting hand on grounded bow, D. in circle below arm. ESM 705. TextImage
SC 438•1vAntiochos I AR Tetradrachm. Aï Khanoum mint, ca 268-261 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos with bow and arrow, leaning T in a circle before. Newell ESM 697 var, Houghton 1289 var. TextImage
SC 452Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I AE24 Double Unit. Aï Khanoum mint. Helmeted head of Athena right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Nike standing left holding wreath. SNG ANS 68, Kritt 6. TextImage
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SC 458Antiochos I AE 20mm Denomination B. Aï Khanoum mint. Head of Apollo facing 3/4 right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Nike advancing right, erecting trophy; Δ in left field [* above Nike's hand]. SNGIs 304v, Houghton 953v, Kritt type IV 1. TextImage
SC 461cfSeleucid Kings of Syria, Antiochos I AR Drachm. Probable Sogdian imitation of Ai Khanoum mint. Diademed head of Antiochos right / Horned & bridled horse's head right, with hornlike forelock; delta-circle monogram in right field. TextImage
SC 503Seleucid Kingdom, Antiochos I AR Tetradrachm. Cyme mint, struck under Antiochos II, 261-246 BC. Diademed head of the late Antiochus I, rejuvenated / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, bearded Herakles seated left on rock, resting right hand on club & left on rock, in outer left field one-handled cup above PO monogram above MAT monogram, IW monogram in ex. WSM 1517. TextImage
SC 603•3cAntiochus I Soter to Antiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Susa. Head of young Herakles right in lion skin headdress / Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle & sceptre, SEA monogram in left field, DUR monogram under throne. Newell 361. TextImage
SC 619Antiochos I AR Drachm. Ai Khanoum mint, struck under Antiochos II, 261-246 BC. Diademed head of Antiochos I right, older portrait / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos examining arrow, drapery on far thigh, "arrowhead" monogram under arrow, (* above arrow). SNGIs 300, ESM 708. TextImage
SC 641Seleucid Kingdom, Soter coinage in name of Antiochos I, AR Tetradrachm. 246 - ca 244 BC. DEL mint, associated with Antioch. Diademed head of Antiochus I right / ΣΩTHΡOΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow held in right hand & resting left hand on grounded bow. WSM 1144. TextImage
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SNGIs 233Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I AE 10-12mm. Smyrna or Sardes mint. Helmeted bust of Athena facing / Nike advancing left, holding wreath & palm; monogram in outside left field. SNGIs 233, Newell, WSM 1369.TextImage
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Sear #6866Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Sole Reign, 280-261 BC. Diademed head right, with a middle-aged portrait / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, nude but for slight drapery on right thigh, holding arrow in right hand, left hand resting on bow, monograms left and right.
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Sear #6867Seleucid Kingdom, Antiochos I AR Tetradrachm. Ecbatana mint. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow and leaning on bow to right.
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Sear #6879Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochus I, AE19. Head of Apollo right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, tripod.
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Sear #6881Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochus I, 280-261 BC, AE20. Macedonian shield, anchor at center / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, horned elephant right, jawbone below.
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Sear #6883Seleucid Kingdom, Antiochus II Theos (261-246 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow and leaning on bow to right. TextObvRev
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