Philetairos Seleukos I tetradrachm obverse
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Philetarios, ruled 282-263 BC, portrait of Seleukos I
AR tetradrachm 16.9102 g, 28.1 mm
269-263 BC
1. Houghton, Arthur, Catherine Lorber. 2002. Selucid Coins: A Comprehensive Catalog. Part I: Seleucus I through Antiochus III. Page 120 #390.5 and Plate 17 #309.1 (variant). New York: The American Numismatic Society.
2. Ingvaldsen, Håkon. 1992. Philetaerus in Norway. In Florilegium Numismaticum Studia in Honorem U. Westermark Edita, edited by Nilsson, Harald. Page 178 #8. Stockholm: Svenska Numismatiska Föreningen.
3. Newell, Edward T. 1936. The Pergamene Mint under Philetaerus. In Numismatic Notes and Monographs No. 76. Pages 26-27 #15 and Plate X #2. New York: The American Numismatic Society.
Head of Seleukos facing right with diadem.
Athena wearing an Attic crested helmet, enthroned, facing right with sphinx on back of her throne, an ivy leaf above her right arm, a shield in front with a Medusa head on the boss, a spear standing point downward in the background, and a bow above the legend.