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Ancient Coinage of Seleucia, Seleukos II


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Seleukos II Kallinikos (Beautiful Victor), King of the Seleukid Empire 246-226 BC.

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BMC 30Seleukos II AE-23, Heads of the Dioskuri facing, wearing pilei / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Nike walking left, sideways-IM monogram in left field. BMC 30. TextImage
Hoover 323Seleukos II, Seleukid kings, Syria. AE19mm unit. Helmeted head of Athena right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU to left and right of Nike, holding wreath, P monogram to left. SC 713; Hoover HGC 323.TextImage
Houghton 673Seleucus II AE18. Western mint, probably in Asia Minor. Head of Athena in Attic helmet / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left with bow & arrow. TextImage
Mey 2857Seleukid Kings, Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Struck 246-circa 242/1 BC. Sardes. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, holding arrow; tripod behind. TextImage
Mey 2859Seleukid Kings. Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Struck 246-circa 242/1 BC. Sardes. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, holding arrow; tripod behind. TextImage
Newell 210CSeleukos II. AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 230-226 BC. Seleucia on the Tigris mint. Diademed head right in dotted border / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left, holding arrow and resting elbow on tripod, square-in circle monogram to far left. TextImage
Newell 807Seleukos II Ζ 18mm. Nisibis mint. Jugate heads of the Dioskouroi left, each in a laureate pileus; stars on either side / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, elephant's head right; F before. SNGIs 460, Newell WSM 807, Houghton CSE 895. TextImage
Newell 815Seleukos II Ζ 19mm. Nisibis mint. Jugate heads of the Dioskouroi right, each in a laureate pileus; stars on either side / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, anchor upwards; F left, horse's head right. Houghton 896, Newell WSM 815. TextImage
Newell 996Kingdrom of Seleucia. Seleukos II Kallinikos, 246-226 BC. AR Tetradrachm, Antiocheia. 16.72 g. Diademed head right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left by tripod. NE monogram in left field. Newell WSM 996.TextImage
Newell 1012bSeleukid Kingdom, Seleukos II AR Drachm. Antioch mint. Head of Athena right, in a crested Attic helmet / BASILEWS right, SEL-EUKOU left, Apollo standing left, holding arrow in right hand, left hand on bow resting on ground; monogram outer left, monogram outer right. SNG Spaer -; Newell, WSM, 1012b, Le Rider, Antioche, pg. 60, 2 (A1/P1) = Houghton, CSE, 48. TextImage
Newell 1016Seleukos II Ζ 19. Antioch mint. Bust of Athena right in crested helmet / Nike standing left crowning anchor with a wreath. Houghton CSE 51. TextImage
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Seleukos II Ζ 32mm. Uncertain Syrian mint, associated with Antioch. Diademed head of Seleukos right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Seleukos on horseback left, holding long spear pointed forwards, DEL monogram below. TextImage
Newell 1162Seleukid Kingdom, Seleukos II Ζ 32mm. Uncertain mint in Northern Syria. Diademed head right / BASILEWS above, SELEUKOU below, Seleukos on horseback left, holding long spear pointed forwards. SNG Spaer -; Newell, WSM, 1162; Houghton, CSE, 430; SNG Copenhagen 116v. TextImage
Newell 1167Seleukos II Ζ 16mm. Uncertain mint in Northern Syria. Diademed & bearded bust of Seleukos right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU below, Pegasos flying left. SNGIs 437, Newell WSM 1167, Houghton CSE 433, SNG Cop 117. TextImage
Newell 1317cfSeleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Perhaps Uncertain Mint 40 in Commagene. Diademed head of Seleucus II right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, AN (or ANQ) monogram in outer right field. TextImage
Newell 1416Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Sardes mint. Diademed bust right / Apollo standing slightly left, holding arrow, while leaning on tripod altar. TextImage
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SC -Seleukos II AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain 40 in Commagene. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, NP monogram in outer right field. Unpublished. TextImage
SC 644•2Seleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Perhaps Teos, before revolt of Antiochus Hierax. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, palm branch in inner left field. SNGIs 447. TextImage
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SC 653•3Seleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Sardes, before revolt of Antiochus Hierax. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, QE monogram above AN monogram in inner left field. Newell 1417. TextImage
SC 656Seleukid Kingdom, Seleukos II AR Drachm. Sardes Mint, 246-226 BC. Diademed head right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left, holding arrow in right hand, resting left elbow on tripod. TextImage
SC 657Seleukos II Kallinikos, Seleukid kingdom, 246-226 BC. AE17 mm, 4.17 gr. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. Countermark: lyre / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo, naked, seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in his right hand, bow in left. Uncertain monogram in left field. Houghton SC 657. This countermark not in SC.TextImage
SC 657, bow cmSeleukos II Kallinikos, Seleukid kingdom, 246-226 BC. AE17 mm, 3.98 gr. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. Large countermark: bow / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo, naked, seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in his right hand, bow in left. Uncertain monogram (MYHP type=SC 657.8) in left field; S in right field. Houghton SC 657. This countermark not in SC.TextImage
SC 657.6Seleucus II AE16. Sardis mint. Head of Heracles in lionskin headdress right / Apollo seated left on omphalos with bow & arrow. MYHP monogram in left field, QE in right field. Houghton SC 657, type 6; CSE 606.TextImage
SC 680•2Seleucus II Callinicus. AR Tetradrachm Uncertain 37, in Mesopotamia west of Nisibis. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, DI monogram in outer left, H-over-D-over-P monogram in outer right field. TextImage
SC 680•3cfSeleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrach. Uncertain mint 37, in Mesopotamia west of Nisibis. Diademed head right, with close-cropped beard / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, APT monogram in outer left field, PARN monogram in outer right. TextImage
SC 683•3Seleukid Kingdom, Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Drachm. Uncertain mint in eastern Cilicia. Series I, circa 246-227 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / Apollo standing left; KE monogram to outer left [and right]. TextImage
SC 687-1Seleukid Kings Of Syria. Seleukos II Kallinikos. 246-225 BC. AV Stater (8.49 g, 12h). Antioch mint. Struck circa 244-225 BC. Diademed head right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left, testing arrow held in right hand, left hand placed on bow set on ground; monograms to outer left and right. SC 687.1 (this coin); Le Rider, Antioche 1 (this coin); Houghton 43 (this coin); WSM 995 var.TextImage
SC 689•7Seleukos II AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left, holding arrow in right hand, resting left elbow on tripod; HWAP monogram inner left, PE-overbar monogram outer right. Newell WSM 1011. TextImage
SC 690aSeleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Antioch on the Orontes, late in reign. Diademed head of Seleucus II right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, XY monogram in outer left field, inverted W/P in outer right field. Newell 1021. TextImage
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SC 690vSeleucid Kingdom, Seleucus II AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, 224-226 BC. Diademed head right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left, holding bow & resting elbow on column; monograms in outer fields. Newell, WSM 260, 1416; Houghton 605; SNG Spaer 440. TextImage
SC 691•1Seleucid Kingdom, Seleucus II Callinicus AR Drachm. Antioch. Head of Athena right in crested Attic helmet / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting hand on grounded bow, HPA monogram in outer left field, ΠΡΕ monogram in outer right field. WSM 1012. TextImage
SC 691cf1Seleucid Kingdom, Seleucus II Callinicus AR Drachm. Uncertain mint, probably in eastern Syria or northern Mesopotamia. Helmeted head of Athena right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left examining arrow & leaning on grounded bow, Δ in outer left field above arrow & circled retrograde K in outer left field below arrow. TextImage
SC 691cf2Seleucid Kingdom, Seleucus II Callinicus AR Drachm. Uncertain mint, probably in eastern Syria or northern Mesopotamia. Helmeted head of Athena right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left examining arrow & leaning on grounded bow, circled N in outer left field below arrow. TextImage
SC 694Seleukos II, 246-226 BC. Antioch mint. 22.34 mm, 8.22 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right, loose, wavy locks covering neck / BASILEWS SELEYKOY to right and left of tripod, EY in left field, HAT monogram in right field. Houghton SC 694; Hoover 327.TextImage
SC 696Seleukos II AE18. Antioch mint. Laureate head of Apollo right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, tripod, control in left field. SNG Spaer 410. TextImage
SC 702vSeleukid Kingdom, Seleukos II AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint, perhaps Antioch. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, holding arrow in right hand, resting left elbow on tripod. SNGIs 448v, Newell WSM 994. TextImage
SC 704•11cfSeleucid Kingdom, Seleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. ΔΕΛ , perhaps a subsidiary of Antioch. Diademed head right, with sideburn/ BASILEWS SELEUKOU, DEL monogram in outer left field, NO reading downward in inner left field, & GP reading downward in outer right field. TextImage
SC 704•1bSeleukos II Kallinicos AR Tetradrachm. DEL mint, associated with Antioch. Diademed head right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, DEL monogram in outer left field, PWW monogram in outer right field. Newell 1146. TextImage
SC 704•1dSeleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. DEL mint, associated with Antioch. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, DEL monogram in outer left field, YP monogram in outer right field. Newell 1149. TextImage
SC 704•1gSeleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. DEL mint. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, DEL monogram in outer left field, Z [above O] in outer right field. Newell 1153. TextImage
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SC 704cfSeleukid Kings, Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint associated with Antioch. Diademed head right; dotted border / Apollo standing left, holding arrow and resting elbow on tripod behind him, DEL monogram to far left. TextImage
SC 727•2Seleucid Kingdom, Seleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. 246-226 BC. Uncertain Mint 40 in Commagene. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, AN monogram (retrograde) in outer right field. WSM 1646. TextImage
SC 727•2cfSeleucid Kingdom, Seleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain Mint 40, in Commagene. Diademed head II right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ, Apollo standing left, examining arrow held in right hand & resting left elbow on tripod, Z in outer right field. Unpublished. TextImage
SC 727•5cfSeleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint 40 in Commagene. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, NP monogram in outer right. TextImage
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SC 727cfSeleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint 40 in Commagene. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, Z or ZA monogram in outer right field. TextImage
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SC 728•1Seleukid Kingdom, Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint in Asia Minor. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios standing left, leaning on tripod. Houghton 670. TextImage
SC 728•2Seleucid Kingdom, Seleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Perhaps Uncertain mint 40. Diademed head right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ, Apollo standing left, examining arrow held in right hand & resting left elbow on tripod, NA monogram in outer left field. WSM 1317. TextImage
SC 730•2Seleucid Kingdom, Seleucus II Callinicus (246-226 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain 41, probably in Mesopotamia west of Nisibis. Diademed head right, with short sideburn / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left, examining arrow held in right hand & resting left elbow on tall tripod, AS above DD monogram between Apollo & omphalos. WSM 1639. TextImage
SC 730•3Seleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint 41 in Mesopotamia. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, AS above concentric DD monogram in center field. Newell 1639. TextImage
SC 731•1Seleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain 42 in Mesopotamia. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, AI monogram in outer left field. TextImage
SC 733Seleukos II Kallinikos (246-225 BC). AR Drachm. Uncertain Mint 43, Western. 4.07 gr. Head of Athena in crested Corinthian helmet, dotted border / BASILEWS SELXUKOU to left and right of Apollo standing left, testing arrow and resting left hand on bow on ground. K in left field. The royal name is misspelled. CSE 2 192 (this coin); SC 733 (this coin).TextImage
SC 742•2Seleucid Kingdom, Seleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint 44, in Mesopotamia. Diademed head right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟ[Υ], Apollo standing left, examining arrow held in right hand & resting left elbow on tripod, ΔΙ monogram in outer left field. Trιsors 1.137–138. TextImage
SC 742cfSeleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain Mint 44 in Mesopotamia. Diademed head of Seleucus II right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, PA monogram in outer left field. TextImage
SC 749•1Seleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Nisibis mint. Diademed head right, bearded / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, FI monogram in outer left field, DI monogram in outer right field. Newell 818. TextImage
SC 749cfSeleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Nisibis. Diademed head right, bearded / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, APEY monogram in outer left field, D-in-circle monogram in outer right field. TextImage
SC 760Seleukid Kings, Seleukos II, AE19. Nisibis Mint. 246-225 BC. Heads of the Dioskuri right, each wearing a pileus / BASILEWS SELEUKOU above and below the Dioskuri on horseback riding right. SC 760; WSM 827.TextImage
SC 787aSeleucid Kingdom, Seleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Susa mint. Head of young Heracles right in lion skin headdress / SELEUKOU BASILEWS, Zeus enthroned left, supporting eagle on extended right hand & resting left on sceptre, ΣΘΕ monogram in outer left field, KNO monogram under throne. Newell 364. TextImage
SC 787bSeleucus II Callinicus AR Tetradrachm. Susa mint. Head of young Heracles right in lion skin headdress / Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle & sceptre, DS monogram in left field, DPK monogram under throne. Newell 366. TextImage
SC 788bSeleukid Kingdom. Seleukos II Kallinikos. Susiana, Susa. Tetradrachm. 16.45g. Bearded, diademed head right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left, holding arrow, resting elbow on tripod. Monograms in fields. SC 788b.TextImage
SC 811•2Seleucus II Callinicus AR tetradrachm. Ecbatana mint. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow & resting elbow on tall tripod, OSTE monogram above horse head left in inner left field, SAI monogram in outer right field. Newell 556. TextImage
SNGIs 417Seleukos II AR Tetradrachm. Mint associated with Antioch. Diademed head right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left, leaning on tripod, examining arrow, DS and A to left, HO to right. TextImage
Sear #6896Seleucid Kingdom, Seleukos II (246-226 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Apollo standing left, holding arrow & resting arm on tripod.
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Sear #6899Seleukos II AR drachm. Diademed head right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, naked Apollo standing left, holding arrow & resting on bow, monogram at left. TextObvRev
Sear #6900Seleukid Kingdom, Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Drachm. Crested helmeted head of Athena right / greek legend: BASILEWS SELEUKOU on either side of Apollo standing left holding arrow & resting on bow, AP monogram in left field. TextImage
Sear #6903Seleukos II Ζ 32mm. Uncertain Syrian mint, associated with Antioch. Diademed head of Seleukos right / BASILEWS SELEUKOU, Seleukos on horseback left, holding long spear pointed forwards, DEL monogram below. TextImage
See AlsoSel2coins.htm">Coins of Seleukos II Kallinikos at Seleukids.org
Entry for Seleucia, Seleukos II on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Seleucus II in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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