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Ancient Coinage of Seleucia, Demetrios I


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Demetrios or Demetrius I Soter, King of the Seleukid Empire of Syria, 162-150 BC

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BMC 1Demetrius I or II, 2nd cen. BC, serrate bronze of 25.3 mm. Diademed bust of Apollo right / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU, Tripod. TextImage
BMC 3Demetrios I Soter, Seleukid king of Syria. 162-150 BC. Serrate AE20mm, 8.66 g. Antioch mint. Bust of Artemis right, wearing stephane, bow and quiver over shoulder / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU, Bow and quiver. SC 1645; HGC 826; BMC 3.TextImage
BMC 20Kingdom of Syria, Demetrios I, 162-150 BC, AE19, (6.40g) Sidon Mint, Radiate head right. / BASILEWS DHMITP HSP SIDWNIN and Phoenician legend. Galley left. BMC 20 (Demetrius II). TextImage
BMC 24Demetrius I. 162-150 B.C. AR Tetradrachm. 16.40 grams. Heraclea Mint. Diademed head right, within laurel-wreath / Tyche seated left on throne supported by winged monster, holding baton and cornucopiae. TextImage
Hoover 797Seleukid Kings. Demetrios I. 162-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.67 gm). Antioch mint. Diademed head right / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU SWTHROS, Tyche seated left, holding baton and cornucopiae, Nereid supporting throne; HP monogram left. SC 1639; Hoover 797: BMC 28 var (rev. legend). TextImage
Hoover 802Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I AR Drachm. Diademed head / BASILEWS DHMHTPIOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos. TextImage
Hoover 807Seleukid Kings, Syria, Demetrios I AR Drachm. 152-151 BC. Slightly barbaric style from a mint in Commagene. Diademed head right / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU SWTHROS to right and left of cornucopiae, PAR and date AXR in two lines in right field. Hoover SC 807.TextImage
Hoover 838Demetrius I Soter AE14 Serrate. Ake-Ptolemais mint. King's diademed portrait / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU, local deity thought to be Demeter-Atargatis standing facing, holding long torch or sceptre. Hoover 838; SC 1679; cf BMC 28 (Demetrios II). TextImage
Houghton 83Seleucid Kingdom, Demetrius I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Antioch. Diademed head of Demetrius I right / Tyche seated left on throne with winged tritoness support, holding short sceptre & cornucopia, DI monogram (recut over earlier control) in outer left field. SNGIs 1256. TextImage
Houghton 145Demetrius I AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / Tyche enthroned left, BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU, SA in ex. TextImage
Houghton 153Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, dated SE 159 = 154/3 BC. Diademed head right within wreath / Tyche seated left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae; winged Tritoness supporting throne, two monograms to outer left, date in ex. TextImage
Houghton 154Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, dated SE 159 = 154/3 BC. Diademed head right within wreath / Tyche seated left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae; winged Tritoness supporting throne, two monograms to outer left, date in ex. TextImage
Houghton 159Demetrios I Soter AR Drachm. Struck SE 161 = 152/1 BC. Antioch mint. Diademed head right; fillet border / Cornucopiae; control marks below. Newell, SMA 120, SNG Israel (Spaer) 1279. TextImage
Houghton 160Seleukid Kings, Demetrios I, AR tetradrachm. dated 152/1 BC. Diademed head of Demetrios right / Tyche seated left. TextImage
Houghton 163Syria, Seleukid Kings. Demetrios I, Soter. 162-150 BC. AR Drachm. Struck SE 161 (=152/1 BC). Antioch mint. Diademed head right; fillet border / Cornucopiae. SNGIs 1285. TextImage
Houghton 169Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Serrate 25mm. 162-150 BC. Laureate head of Apollo right, bow & quiver on shoulder / Tripod. SNGIs 1291. TextImage
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Houghton 170Demetrius I Serrate AE18. Bust of Artemis right, bow & quiver behind / Bow and quiver. TextImage
Houghton 474Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Tarsos mint. Diademed head right within wreath / Tyche seated left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae; winged Tritoness supporting throne, monogram to outer left & inner right, club in exergue. SNGIs 1308v. TextImage
Houghton 551Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint in Cilicia. Diademed head right within wreath / Tyche seated left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae; winged Tritoness supporting throne, monograms to outer left & right. TextImage
Houghton 740Demetrios I. 162-150 BC. 21mm. Antioch mint. Year 159 (154/153 BC). Diademed head right / Stern of galley left; date above. Newell 52. TextImage
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Houghton 991Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Struck circa 161 BC. Jugate heads of Demetrios, diademed, & Laodike, in stephane, right / Tyche seated left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae, Nereid supporting throne; monograms & palm to left. SNGIs 1358. TextImage
Houghton 992Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. Seleukeia on the Tigris mint, ca 161 BC. Conjoined busts right of Demetrios, diademed, & Laodice, diademed / BASILEWS right, DHMHTPIOY left, SWTHROS in exergue, Tyche seated left, holding baton in right hand, cornucopiae in left, Nereid supporting throne; monogram & palm to left. SNG Spaer 1358 var. (monogram); Houghton, CSE, 992. TextImage
Houghton 994Demetrius I & Laodice V AE18. Seleucia-Tigris mint. Jugate busts of Demetrius & Laodice / Nike standing left with wreath & palm branch. BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU. TextImage
Houghton 996Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Diademed head right / Tyche seated left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae; winged Tritoness supporting throne, monogram & palm to outer left. TextImage
Houghton 998Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Diademed head right; monogram to left / Tyche seated left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae; winged Tritoness supporting throne. SNG Spaer 1361. TextImage
Houghton 1068Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Susa mint. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; monogram to outer left & in exergue. SNGIs 1366. TextImage
Houghton 1071Seleukid Kings of Syria, Demetrios I Soter. 162-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.88 gm, 9h). Susa mint. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; monogram to outer left, AN in exergue. SNG Spaer 1367v. TextImage
Houghton 1073Seleucid Kingdom, Demetrius I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Susa mint. Diademed head right / BASILEWS DHMHTPIOY, Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow held in right hand & resting left on grounded bow, PFD monogram in outer left field, PA monogram in ex. TextImage
Houghton 1075Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Susa mint. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; monograms to outer left & right, H in exergue. TextImage
Houghton 1092Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Antioch on the Persian Gulf mint. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; monogram to outer left & right. TextImage
Houghton 1094Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Antioch on the Persian Gulf mint, Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; monogram to outer left & in exergue. TextImage
Houghton 1244Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Drachm. Ekbatana mint, Diademed head right; monogram below chin / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; monogram to outer left & in exergue. Le Rider 10. TextImage
Houghton 1248Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I AR Drachm. Ekbatana mint. Diademed head right; eight-pointed star & K behind / BASILEWS right, DHMHTPIOY left, SWTHROS in exergue, Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in right hand & bow resting on ground in left. SNG Spaer -; Houghton, CSE, 1248. TextImage
Houghton 1253Syria, Seleukid Kings, Demetrios I Soter AR Drachm. Ekbatana mint. Diademed head right; dotted border / Apollo seated left on omphalos. SNGIs 1383. TextImage
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Houghton 1262Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Drachm. Ekbatana mint, Philip, magistrate, dated SE 161 = 152/1 BC. Diademed head right; monogram below chin / Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; date & QEO to outer left, FILIP to outer right. SNGIs 1384. TextImage
Lafaille_573Demetrios I 21mm. Uncertain mint in Cilicia. Head of a dog left / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU SWTHROS, forepart of a griffin right; monogram below. TextImage
Newell 55Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AE15. Diademed head right / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU to right and left of palm tree, year L A--XP~across fields. TextImage
Newell 91SELEUCID KINGDOM. Demetrius I Soter (162-150 BC). Silver tetradrachm (16.83 gm). Uncertain mint, probably in Cilicia. Diademed head of Demetrius I right / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU, Tyche seated left on throne with winged tritoness support, holding short sceptre in right hand & cradling cornucopia in left arm, PA monogram in outer left field. SMA 91. Struck in high relief. The obverse slightly double-struck. Iridescent toning. Extremely fine TextImage
Newell 95Demetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Antioch Mint, ca 156/155 BC. Head of Demetrios right, diademed / Tyche seated left, on throne supported by winged monster (Nereid), holding baton and cornucopiae; Greek legends, Demetrios in left field; monogram to left. TextImage
Newell 95vSeleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I, Soter, 162-150 BC. Silver Tetradrachm. Diademed head right / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU, Tyche seated left on throne supported by winged monster (Nereid), holding baton and cornucopiae, monogram to left. TextImage
Newell 98Syria, Seleukid Kings, Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Series II, circa 156/5 BC. Diademed head right; laurel wreath border / Tyche seated left, holding baton and cornucopiae; Nereid supporting throne; HP monogram in ex. TextImage
Newell 124Demetrios I Soter tetradrachm. 31.35 mm, 16.66 gr. 162-150 BC. Antioch mint. Diademed head of Demetrius right / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU SWTHROS, Tyche seated left, holding sceptre and cornucopiae, on throne supported by winged Tritoness. PA and WPA monograms in left field, date AXR in exergue (= 161 BC). Newell 124; Hoover 798; BMC 20.TextImage
Newell 131Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Year 162 (151-150 BC). Diademed head of Demetrios right / BASILEWS DHMH-TRIOU SWTHROS, Tyche seated left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae; PA and PY monograms in left field, BXR in ex. Newell 131. TextImage
SNGIs 1256Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I, 162-150 BC, AR tetradrachm, Diademed head right, within laurel wreath / BASILEWS DHMHTPIOU, Tyche enthroned left, holding cornucopia. TextImage
SNGIs 1258Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, struck circa 162-156 BC. Diademed head right within wreath / BASILEWS DHMHTROU, Tyche seated left, holding baton in right hand, cornucopiae in left; winged Tritoness supporting throne, monogram in exergue. Newell 84, Houghton -. TextImage
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SNGIs 1270vDemetrios I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, dated SE 159 = 154/3 BC. Diademed head right within wreath / Tyche seated left, holding sceptre & cornucopiae; winged Tritoness supporting throne, two monograms to outer left, date in ex. TextImage
SNGIs 1274cfSeleukid Kingdom. Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, Year 160 or 161 = 153-151 BC. Diademed head right, within wreath / Tyche seated, holding baton & cornucopiae, Nereid supporting throne. Newell, SMA, 111-126. TextImage
SNGIs 1275Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, Year 160 = 153/152 BC. Diademed head right within wreath / Tyche seated left, holding baton & cornucopiae, Nereid supporting throne; monograms to left, XR in exergue. Newell, SMA 113. TextImage
SNGIs 1277Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, Year 161 = 152-151 BC. Diademed head right / Tyche seated left holding sceptre & cornucopiae, Nike under throne; two monograms left, AXR in exergue. Newell, SMA 124; Houghton 160 var. TextImage
SNGIs 1280Demetrios I AR Drachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right; fillet border / BASILEWS on right, DHMHTRIOU SWTHROS in two lines on left, cornucopiae; monogram and below date (AXR=152BC). TextImage
SNGIs 1281Demetrios I AR Drachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right; fillet border / BASILEWS on right, DHMHTRIOU SWTHROS in two lines on left, cornucopiae; monogram and below date (AXR=152BC). TextImage
SNGIs 1283Demetrios I AR Drachm. Antioch mint. Struck year 161 (152/1 BC). Diademed head right; fillet border / BASILEWS on right, DHMHTRIOU SWTHROSS in two lines on left, cornucopiae; monogram and below date (AXR). TextImage
SNGIs 1302Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I AE Serrate 16.2mm. 162-150 BC. No legend, horse's head left / (BASI)LEWS (DH)MHTREU, Elephant's head right. SNG Israel 1302; Sear 7028.TextImage
SNGIs 1310cfSeleucid Kingdom, Demetrius I Soter AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain Cilician mint. Diademed head of Demetrius I right / Tyche seated left on throne with winged tritoness support, holding short sceptre & cornucopia, NAYK monogram above bull forepart left in outer left field. TextImage
SNGIs 1343Seleucid Kingdom, Demetrios I AE20. Tyre mint. Head of Demetrius right / stern of galley. TextImage
SNGIs 1375ffSeleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I AR Drachm. Ekbatana mint. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow & bow. Houghton, CSE, 1249ff. TextImage
Sear #7014Seleucid Kingdom, Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. 162-150 BC. Antioch. Diademed head right, within laurel wreath / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU, Tyche enthroned left, holding cornucopiae.
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Sear #7015Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I Soter, 162-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head of Demetrios right within fillet border / Tyche enthroned left, holding short sceptre and cornucopiae, on a throne supported by a winged Tritoness. Usually with one or more monograms in the left field.
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Sear #7017Demetrius I AR Drachm. Ecbatana mint. Diademed head of Demetrius right / Apollo seated l. on omphalos holding bow & arrow. BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU SOTHROS.
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Sear #7019Demetrios I Soter, 162-150 BC, AR Drachm. Diademed head right, fillet border / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU SWTHROS, cornucopia, 2 monograms and AXP below.
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Sear #7026Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I AE25. 162-150 BC. Bust of Apollo right, bow and quiver at shoulder. Tripod with inscription either side.
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Sear #7027Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrius I AE21 Serrate. Bust of Artemis right, wearing stephane, bow and quiver at shoulder / BASILEWS DHMHTPIOY, bow & quiver. BMC 4. TextImage
Sear #7028Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrios I AE18. Horse head left / BASILEWS DHMHTPIOY, elephant head right.
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