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Ancient Coinage of Seleucia, Antiochos II



Antiochos or Antiochus II Theos (The God), King of the Seleukid Empire 261-247 BC.
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Babelon, Rois, 221Antiochos II Theos, Seleukid Kingdom. 261-246 BC. AE16 mm Chalkous, 4.01 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right, hair in formal curls / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, to right and left of tripod. No monograms, anchor in ex. Babelon, Rois, 221.TextImage
Babelon, Rois 225Antiochos II Theos, Seleukid Kingdom. 261-246 BC. AE15 mm, 3.44 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, to right and left of tripod. UGR monogram in left field, UO monogram in right field, anchor in ex. SC 537 monogram 2; Babelon, Rois, 225.TextImage
Hoover 277Antiochos II Theos, Seleukid Kings, Syria. 261-246 BC. AE10, 1.07 gr. Sardes mint. Laureate head of Apollo three-quarters facing / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, Tripod, XA monogram in right field, anchor in exergue. SC 521a var. (monogram); Hoover 277.TextImage
Mionnet 127AE23, Antiochos I or II uncertain, Head of Hercules right, wearing lion's skin / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU above and below quiver. Mionnet 5, 127.TextImage
SC 486•2a,varAntiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Perhaps Lampsacus. Diademed head of Antiochus II right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, IS in inner left field, SW in ex. Newell 1539. TextImage
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SC 491Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochus II (or Antiochus Hierax), AR Tetradrachm. Alexandreia-Troas mint. Diademed head of Antiochos right with wing of Hermes / Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow, left hand on bow behind him. TE and D on H monograms to left, horse grazing right in exergue. Houghton SC 491; BMC 6 var (monograms). TextImage
SC 494Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos II AV Stater. Aegae mint. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and bow; monogram outer left, monogram outer right, goat's head in exergue. Houghton CSE 631. TextImage
SC 496•2Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos II AR Tetradrachm. Aegae mint. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow & bow; monogram outer left, monogram outer right, goat's head in exergue. Houghton 630, Newell WSM 1666. TextImage
SC 510•2Antiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Phocaea mint. Diademed head right / Heracles seated left on rock, resting hand on club. CSE 665. TextImage
SC 513-2Antiochus II Theos, AR Drachm, 4.17 gr. 261-246 BC. Phocaea mint. Diademed head of Antiochus I right, rejuvenated and idealized, both diadem ends waving behind, dotted border / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU to left and right of Apollo, slight drapery on right thigh, seated left on omphalos, testing arrow and resting left hand on grounded bow, in outer left field, mintmark: griffin head left. CSE 2, 145 (this coin) SC 513.2 (this coin).TextImage
SC 518dAntiochos II AR Tetradrachm. Sardes mint. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining an arrow, PN & AI monograms in ex. Houghton 597, Newell 1387. TextImage
SC 519Antiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Sardes mint. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, AN monogram & PN monograms in exergue. Newell 1406. TextImage
SC 520•2Antiochos II AE17. Sardes mint. Laureate head of Apollo with long hair right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, tripod, anchor below, A to left. Newell 1380. TextImage
SC 520•3Antiochus II AE 15. Laureate head of Apollo right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, tripod, A to left, DI to right. Houghton 598ff, Newell 1381, SNGIs 363. TextImage
SC 521•1vAntiochos II Æ 10mm. Sardes mint. Laureate, three-quarter facing head of Apollo, head turned slightly left / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, tripod, anchor right below, XA monogram right. Newell 1382v (A to right). TextImage
SC 522.10Antiochos II Theos, Seleukid Kingdom. 261-246 BC. AE18 mm, 5.29 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, to right and left of tripod. MH monogram in left field, D in right field, anchor in ex. SC 522, type 10.TextImage
SC 523Antiochos II Theos, Seleukid Kingdom. 261-246 BC. AE16 mm, 4.05 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right, hair in formal locks / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, to right and left of tripod. IS monogram in left field, PAR monogram in right field, anchor in ex. Houghton SC 523.TextImage
SC 525•1cAntiochos II AE14mm. Sardes mint. Laureate head of Apollo right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, tripod-lebes; anchor below, IDI monogram to left, HXP or S on E or IDI monogram to right. SNG Israel 351ff, Newell WSM 1410. TextImage
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SC 528•7Antiochos II Æ 15mm. Sardes mint. Laureate head of Apollo right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, kithara; anchor right below, S left, DI right. SNGIs 366, Newell WSM 1392, SNG Cop 94. TextImage
SC 530•2Antiochos II AE10 Denomination E. Sardes mint. Draped bust of Apollo 3/4 facing right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, tripod, E to left. TextImage
SC 530.2 varAntiochus II Theos. Seleukid Kingdom. AE 10.5mm, 0.89 gr. Sardes, Lydia Mint 261-246 BC. laureate head of Apollo facing / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, tripod with holmos, anchor flukes right in exergue. Houghton 533 var (head facing fully front); SC 530.2 var (ditto).TextImage
SC 537Antiochos II Theos, Seleukid Kingdom. 261-246 BC. Sardes mint. AE-17 mm, 4.00 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, to right and left of tripod. UGR monogram in left field, F in right field, anchor in ex. SC 537.TextImage
SC 539Antiochus II AE Denomination E (10-11mm). Mint associated with Sardes, possibly Tralles. Laureate head of Apollo right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, tripod, Y over O monogram right. Houghton 600. TextImage
SC 543cfAntiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Ephesus(?). Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, plow in exergue. TextImage
SC 548aSeleucid Kingdom, AV Stater in the name of Alexander the Great. Miletos (?) mint, struck ca 250 BC under Antiochos II Theos. Head of Athena right, with crested Corinthian helmet decorated with serpent / ALEXANDPOY, Nike standing left, holding wreath & palm; monogram in left field. SC 548a = Price 3785. TextImage
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SC 549Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos II AR Tetradrachm. Bargylia mint? Struck 261-253 BC. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow & bow; statue of Artemis Kindyas left, monogram in exergue. Newell, WSM 1468. TextImage
SC 560•1Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos II Theos AV Stater. Tarsos mint, ca 261-253 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / Nike standing left; monograms below left and right wings. Houghton 955. TextImage
SC 571•1Antiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Antioch on the Orontes. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, KE monogram in outer left field, DI in outer right field. WSM 976, Newell 976. TextImage
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SC 571•4vSeleucid Kingdom, Antiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Antioch. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, monogram in outer left field, circled K? monogram in outer right field. Cf WSM 970. TextImage
SC 572Antiochos II AE 16. Head of Apollo right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, EY in left field. TextImage
SC 578•1aSeleucid Kingdom, Antiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Seleucia on the Tigris mint. Diademed head of Antiochus I right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow held in right hand & resting left hand on grounded bow, MHTO monogram in outer left field, WLR monogram in outer right field. ESM 178. TextImage
SC 580•2Seleucid Kingdom, Antiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint 30, probably in northern Mesopotamia. Diademed head of Antiochus II right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, D monogram in outer left field, M in outer right field. Newell 1136. TextImage
SC 587•1aAntiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Seleucia on the Tigris mint. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, MHTO monogram in outer left field, WLT monogram in outer right field. Newell 178. TextImage
SC 587•1dSeleucid Kingdom, Antiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Seleucia on the Tigris. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, MHTO monogram in outer left field, STM monogram in outer right field. Newell 181. TextImage
SC 587•4aAntiochus II AR Tetradrachm. Seleucia on the Tigris mint. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left, examining arrow, MAP monogram to left, S over M to right. Newell 188. TextImage
SC 587•4bAntiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Seleucia on the Tigris. Diademed head of Antiochus I right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, MAP monogram in outer left field, DOSE monogram in outer right field. Newell 191. TextImage
SC 587•4cAntiochos II AR Tetradrachm. Seleukeia on the Tigris mint, 255-246 BC. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow & bow, MAP monograms to left, HAP monogram to right. ESM 190. TextImage
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SC 587•4d,varAntiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Seleucia on the Tigris. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow held in right hand & resting left hand on grounded bow, MAYP monogram in outer left field, DOS monogram in outer right field. Newell 191 var. TextImage
SC 587•4dAntiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Seleucia on the Tigris. Diademed head of Antiochus I right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, MAP monogram in outer left field, PAO monogram in outer right field. SNGIs 390, Newell 189. TextImage
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SC 587•4vSeleucid Kingdom, Antiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Seleucia on the Tigris mint. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos examining arrow, MAYP monogram in outer left field, DSE monogram in outer right field. SC 587.4d variant, ESM 191 variant. TextImage
SC 588Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos II Æ Double Unit. Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Laureate head of Apollo right / Athena standing left; monogram outer left, monogram right. Newell 192. TextImage
SC 603•3bSeleucid kingdom, Antiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Susa. Head of young Heracles right in lion skin headdress / BASILEWS below, SELEYKOY to right, Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle & scepter, monogram in left field, BLI monogram under throne. SC 603.3b. ESM 360. Very scarce. Obverse struck from worn die, otherwise extremely fine TextImage
SC 607aSeleucid Kingdom, Antiochus II Theos AR Tetradrachm. Ecbatana mint. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, ZWS monogram in inner left field above arrow, circled AT monogram above horse forepart grazing left in inner left field beneath arrow. ESM 541. TextImage
SC 612•2Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos II Theos AV Stater. Aï Khanoum mint. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, nude but for slight drapery on right thigh, holding arrow in right hand, left hand resting on bow; in inner left field, star, monogram, and lyre. ESM 709, Houghton 1292. TextImage
SC 615•1Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos II AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain eastern mint. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow & bow. Houghton 666, Newell WSM 1632. TextImage
SC 623Antiochos II Æ 16mm. Struck in Baktria by Diodotos I, ca 255-245 BC. Head of Hermes right in petasos / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, crossed caducei. CSE 1293. TextImage
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Graeco-Bactrian Kingdom, Diodotus I as satrap (ca. 255-235 BC), AV Stater in the name of Antiochos II of Syria. Mint A (near Aï Khanoum). Diademed head of Diodotus I right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Zeus, viewed from behind, striding left, nude except for aegis over left arm, brandishing thunderbolt, N above eagle standing left at foot. TextImage
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Graeco-Bactrian Kingdom, Diodotus I as satrap (ca. 255-235 BC), AV Stater in the name of Antiochos II of Syria. First Diodotid mint, in eastern Bactria (Holt's A). Diademed head of Diodotus I right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Zeus, viewed from behind, striding left, nude except for aegis over left arm, brandishing thunderbolt in raised right hand, in inner left field PN monogram above eagle standing left. TextImage
SNGIs 378Antiochus II AR Tetradrachm. Lysimachia Mint, Diademed head of Antiochus II right. / BA...ILEW... ANTIOXOY Apollo seated left, holding wand, monogram to right. TextImage
SNGIs 384Antiochos II AR Tetradrachm. Seleucia on Tigris mint. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, Apollo seated left, on omphalos, holding arrow & resting on bow, monograms to left & right. TextImage
SNGIs 386Antiochos II AR Tetradrachm. Seleukia on Tigris mint. Circa 261-256 BC. Diademed head of Antiochos I right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOU, Apollo seated left on omphalos with arrow & bow; monograms in fields. TextImage
Sear #6886Antiochus II Theos, 261-246 BC, AR Tetradrachm. Diademed bust right / Apollo seated left on oomphalos.
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Sear #6888Kingdom of Syria, Antiochos II, AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, weary Hercules left, holding club, resting on rock. TextObv*Rev
Sear #6891Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochus II, 261-246 BC, AE18. Head of Apollo right / Tripod lebes.
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See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Antiochos II Theos
See also: Coins of Antiochos II Theos at seleukidempire.org
Entry for Seleucia, Antiochos II on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Antiochus II in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Antiochos II at AncientImports.com
Search for Antiochos II at Incitatus Coins

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