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BMC 30Seleukos II AE23, Ecbatana mint. Heads of the Dioskuri facing, wearing pilei / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Nike walking left, sideways IM monogram in left field. BMC 30. TextFull Size
Hoover 323Seleukos II, Seleukid kings, Syria. AE19mm unit. Helmeted head of Athena right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY to left and right of Nike, holding wreath, Π monogram to left. SC 713; Hoover HGC 323.TextFull Size
Houghton 673 Seleucus II AE18. Western mint, probably in Asia Minor. Head of Athena in Attic helmet / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left with bow and arrow. TextFull Size
Meydan 2857Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Struck 246-ca 241 BC. Sardes mint. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow, resting left elbow on a tripod. Monogram or letter in left field worn away. Houghton SC 652-655.TextFull Size
Meydan 2859 Seleukid kingdom. Seleukos II Kallinikos. 246-226 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Sardes mint, 26 mm, 16.74 g. Struck 246-ca 241 BC. Diademed head of Seleukos II right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY to right and left of Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting left arm on a tall tripod. HΡ monogram in inner left field, ΠN monogram retrograde in inner right field. Houghton SC 655.2b; Meydancikkale hoard 2859.TextFull Size
Newell, Antioch 1Seleukid Kingdom, Seleucus II. 246-226 BC. AR Tetradrachm, Antioch mint. 30 mm, 17.03 g. Diademed head of Seleucus II right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow and resting elbow on column; YΞ monograms in left fields, inverted Ω on Ρ in right field. Newell, Antioch 1; BMC 5; Paris (Babelon inventory), 255.(See also Gordion hoard VII, 4 for an octodrachm with the same monograms under Seleukos III).TextFull Size
Newell 210C Seleukos II. AR Tetradrachm. Struck circa 230-226 BC. Seleucia on the Tigris mint. Diademed head right in dotted border / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow and resting elbow on tripod, square-in circle monogram at far left. TextFull Size
Newell 807 Seleukos II AE 18mm. Nisibis mint. Jugate heads of the Dioskouroi left, each in a laureate pileus; stars on either side / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, elephant's head right; Φ before. SNG Is 460, Newell WSM 807, Houghton CSE 895. TextFull Size
Newell 815 Seleukos II AE 19mm. Nisibis mint. Jugate heads of the Dioskouroi right, each in a laureate pileus; stars on each side / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, anchor upwards; Φ left, horse's head right. Houghton 896, Newell WSM 815. TextFull Size
Newell 996Seleukos II Kallinikos, 246-226 BC. AR Tetradrachm, Antioch mint. 16.72 g. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow, resting left arm on a tripod. NE monogram in left field. Newell WSM 996.TextFull Size
Newell 1012b Seleukid Kingdom, Seleukos II AR Drachm. Antioch mint. Head of Athena right, in a crested Attic helmet / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, 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. TextFull Size
Newell 1016 Seleukos II AE19. Antioch mint. Bust of Athena right in crested helmet / Nike standing left crowning anchor with a wreath. Houghton CSE 51. TextFull Size
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Seleukos II AE 32mm. Uncertain Syrian mint, associated with Antioch. Diademed head of Seleukos right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Seleukos on horseback left, holding long spear pointed forwards, ΔEΛ monogram below. TextFull Size
Newell 1162 Seleukid Kingdom, Seleukos II AE 32mm. Uncertain mint in Northern Syria. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY below, Seleukos on horseback left, holding long spear pointed forwards. SNG Spaer -; Newell, WSM, 1162; Houghton, CSE, 430; SNG Copenhagen 116v. TextFull Size
Newell 1167 Seleukos II AE 16mm. Uncertain mint in Northern Syria. Diademed and bearded bust of Seleukos right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY below, Pegasos flying left. SNG Spaer 437, Newell WSM 1167, Houghton CSE 433, SNG Cop 117. TextFull Size
Newell 1317cf Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. "Uncertain Mint 40" in Commagene. Diademed head of Seleucus II right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, AN (or ANΘ) monogram in outer right field. TextFull Size
Newell 1416 Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Sardes mint. Diademed bust right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing slightly left, holding arrow, resting left elbow on tripod altar. AI monogram in left field, ΠN monogram in right field. Houghton SC 654.4; Newell WSM 1416. TextFull Size
SC - Seleukos II AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint in Commagene?. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, NΡ monogram in outer right field. Not in Houghton SC (maybe in one of the recently discovered hoards ?). TextFull Size
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SC 644•2 Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Perhaps Teos, before revolt of Antiochus Hierax. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, palm branch in inner left field. SNG Spaer 447. TextFull Size
SC 653•3 Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Sardes, before revolt of Antiochus Hierax. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, ΘE monogram above AN monogram in inner left field. Houghton SC 653.3; Newell WSM 1417d and 1417g; Meydancikkale hoard 2851; Berlin 18228255; Gordion hoard V, 73. TextFull Size
SC 656 Seleukos II AR Drachm. Sardes Mint, 246-226 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow in right hand, resting left elbow on tripod. ΠN monogram above AI monogram in left field. Houghton SC 656; SNG Spaer 451.TextFull Size
SC 657Seleukos II Kallinikos, Seleukid kingdom, 246-226 BC. AE17 mm, 4.17 g. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress. Countermark: lyre / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo, naked, seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in his right hand, bow in left. Uncertain monogram in left field. SC 657 type. This countermark not in SC.TextFull Size
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 / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, 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; Σ in right field. Houghton SC 657. This countermark not in SC.TextFull Size
SC 657.6Seleucus II AE16. Sardis mint. Head of Herakles in lionskin headdress right / Apollo seated left on omphalos with bow and arrow. MYHP monogram in left field, ΘE in right field. Houghton SC 657, type 6; CSE 606. TextFull Size
SC 680•2 Seleukos II Kallinikos. AR Tetradrachm Uncertain 37, in Mesopotamia west of Nisibis. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, ΔI monogram in outer left, H-over-Δ-over-P monogram in outer right field. TextFull Size
SC 680•3cf Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrach. Uncertain mint 37, in Mesopotamia west of Nisibis. Diademed head right, with close-cropped beard / Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, APT monogram in outer left field, ΠARN monogram in outer right. TextFull Size
SC 683•3 Seleukid 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]. TextFull Size
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 / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, 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.TextFull Size
SC 689•7 Seleukos II AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow in right hand, resting left elbow on tripod; HAΡ monogram inner left, ΠΡE monogram outer right. Newell WSM 1011. TextFull Size
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SC 690a Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Antioch on the Orontes, late in reign. Diademed head of Seleucus II right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, ΞY monogram in outer left field, inverted Ω on Ρ in outer right field. Newell 1021. TextFull Size
SC 690v Seleucid Kingdom, Seleucus II AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, 224-226 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, holding bow and resting elbow on column; monograms in outer fields. Newell, WSM 260, 1416; Houghton 605; SNG Spaer 440. TextFull Size
SC 691•1 Seleukos II Kallinikos, Seleukid Kingdom AR Drachm. Antioch. Head of Athena right in crested Attic helmet / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting hand on grounded bow, HAΡ monogram in outer left field, ΡE monogram in outer right field. WSM 1012. TextFull Size
SC 691cf1 Seleukos II Kallinikos, Seleukid Kingdom AR Drachm. Uncertain mint, probably in eastern Syria or northern Mesopotamia. Helmeted head of Athena right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left examining arrow and leaning on grounded bow, Δ in outer left field above arrow and retrograde K in circle in outer left field. TextFull Size
SC 691cf2 Seleukos II Kallinikos, Seleukid Kingdom AR Drachm. Uncertain mint, probably in eastern Syria or northern Mesopotamia. Helmeted head of Athena right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left examining arrow and leaning on grounded bow, N in circle in outer left field below arrow. TextFull Size
SC 694Seleukos II, 246-226 BC. Antioch mint. 22.34 mm, 8.22 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right, loose, wavy locks covering neck / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY to right and left of tripod, EY in left field, HAT monogram in right field. Houghton SC 694; Hoover 327.TextFull Size
SC 696 Seleukos II AE18. Antioch mint. Laureate head of Apollo right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, tripod, O on Ξ in left field. SNG Spaer 410. TextFull Size
SC 702v Seleukid Kingdom, Seleukos II AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint, perhaps Antioch. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow in right hand, resting left elbow on tripod. SNG Spaer 448v, Newell WSM 994. TextFull Size
SC 704•11cf Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head right, with sideburn/ BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, ΔEΛ monogram in outer left field, NO downward in inner left field, and ΓΠ downward in outer right field. TextFull Size
SC 704•1b Seleukos II Kallinicos AR Tetradrachm. ΔEΛ mint, associated with Antioch. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, ΔEΛ monogram in outer left field, ΡΩHΛ monogram in outer right field. Newell 1146. TextFull Size
SC 704•1d Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. ΔEΛ mint, associated with Antioch. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, ΔEΛ monogram in outer left field, YP monogram in outer right field. Newell 1149. TextFull Size
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SC 704•1g Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. ΔEΛ mint. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, ΔEΛ monogram in outer left field, Z [above O] in outer right field. Newell 1153. TextFull Size
SC 704cf Seleukid Kings, Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint associated with Antioch. Diademed head right; dotted border / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow and resting elbow on tripod behind him, ΔEΛ monogram to far left. TextFull Size
SC 712Seleukos II Seleukid Kings. 246-226 BC. AE 16mm, 4.44 g. Antioch or Apamea, Syria mint. Diademed and bearded bust of Seleukos right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ above, ΣEΛEYKOY below, Pegasos flying left. SNG Spaer 437; Newell, WSM, 1167; Houghton, CSE, 433; SNG Cop. 117; Houghton-Lorber SC 712.TextFull Size
SC 727•2 Seleukos II Kallinikos, Seleukid Kingdom AR Tetradrachm. 246-226 BC. Uncertain Mint 40 in Commagene. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, AN monogram (retrograde) in outer right field. WSM 1646. TextFull Size
SC 727•2cf Seleukos II Kallinikos, Seleukid Kingdom AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain Mint 40, in Commagene. Diademed head II right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, examining arrow held in right hand and resting left elbow on tripod, Z in outer right field. Unpublished. TextFull Size
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SC 727•5cf Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint 40 in Commagene. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, NP monogram in outer right. TextFull Size
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SC 727cf Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint 40 in Commagene. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, Z or ZA monogram in outer right field. TextFull Size
SC 728•1 Seleukid Kingdom, Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint in Asia Minor. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo Delphios standing left, leaning on tripod. Houghton 670. TextFull Size
SC 728•2 Seleukos II Kallinikos, Seleukid Kingdom AR Tetradrachm. Perhaps Uncertain mint 40. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, examining arrow held in right hand and resting left elbow on tripod, NA monogram in outer left field. WSM 1317. TextFull Size
SC 730•2 Seleukos II Kallinikos, Seleukid Kingdom (246-226 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain 41, probably in Mesopotamia west of Nisibis. Diademed head right, with short sideburn / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, examining arrow held in right hand and resting left elbow on tall tripod, AΣ above ΔΔ monogram between Apollo and omphalos. WSM 1639. TextFull Size
SC 730•3 Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint 41 in Mesopotamia. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, AΣ above concentric ΔΔ monogram in centre field. Newell 1639. TextFull Size
SC 731•1 Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain 42 in Mesopotamia. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, AI monogram in outer left field. TextFull Size
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 / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛΞYKOY (sic), 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).TextFull Size
SC 742•2 Seleukos II Kallinikos, Seleukid Kingdom AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain mint 44, in Mesopotamia. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, examining arrow held in right hand and resting left elbow on tripod, ΔΙ monogram in outer left field. Trιsors 1.137–138. TextFull Size
SC 742cf Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Uncertain Mint 44 in Mesopotamia. Diademed head of Seleucus II right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, ΠA monogram in outer left field. TextFull Size
SC 749•1 Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Nisibis mint. Diademed head right, bearded / Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, ΦI monogram in outer left field, ΔI monogram in outer right field. Newell 818. TextFull Size
SC 749cf Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Nisibis. Diademed head right, bearded / Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, APEY monogram in outer left field, Δ-in-circle monogram in outer right field. TextFull Size
SC 760Seleukid Kings, Seleukos II, AE19. Nisibis Mint. 246-225 BC. Heads of the Dioskuri right, each wearing a pileus / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY above and below the Dioskuri on horseback riding right. SC 760; WSM 827.TextFull Size
SC 787a Seleukos II Kallinikos, Seleukid Kingdom AR Tetradrachm. Susa mint. Head of young Herakles right in lion skin headdress / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Zeus enthroned left, supporting eagle on extended right hand and resting left on sceptre, ΣΘΕ monogram in outer left field, KNO monogram under throne. Newell 364. TextFull Size
SC 787b Seleukos II Kallinikos AR Tetradrachm. Susa mint. Head of young Herakles right in lion skin headdress / Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and sceptre, ΔΣ monogram in left field, ΔPK monogram under throne. Newell 366. TextFull Size
SC 788bSeleukid Kingdom. Seleukos II Kallinikos. Susiana, Susa. Tetradrachm. 16.45g. Bearded, diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow, resting elbow on tripod. Monograms in fields. SC 788b.TextFull Size
SC 811•2 Seleukos II Kallinikos AR tetradrachm. Ecbatana mint. Diademed head right / Apollo standing left, examining arrow and resting elbow on tall tripod, OΣTE monogram above horse head left in inner left field, ΣAI monogram in outer right field. Newell 556. TextFull Size
SNG Spaer 417 Seleukos II AR Tetradrachm. Mint associated with Antioch. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, leaning on tripod, examining arrow, ΔΣ and A to left, HO to right. TextFull Size
Sear 6896Seleukos II (246-226 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo standing left, holding arrow and resting arm on tripod, monogram(s) in field(s). Generic type Sear 6896.TextFull Size
Sear 6899Seleukos II AR drachm. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, naked Apollo standing left, holding arrow and leaning on tripod with left elbow to right; monograms to outer left and right. Generic type Sear 6899. TextFull Size
Sear 6900Seleukos II Kallinikos. Seleukid Kingdom. 246-225 BC. AR Drachm, 19mm, 4.18 g. Antioch ad Orontem mint. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY to left and right of Apollo standing left, holding arrow and resting on bow. HAΡ monogram in outer left field, ΡΠE monogram in right field. SC 691.1; Le Rider, Antioche 3-4; HGC 9, 310a; Sunrise 185 (this coin). Type Sear 6900. TextFull Size
Sear 6903Seleukos II AE 32mm. Uncertain Syrian mint, associated with Antioch. Diademed head of Seleukos right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Seleukos on horseback left, holding long spear pointed forwards, ΔEΛ monogram below. TextFull Size
See AlsoCoins 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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