Seleucus I Trophy tetradrachm obverse
Seleucid Kingdom
Seleucus I 358-281 BC
AR tetradrachm 17.0514 g, 25.8 mm
Persid(?) imitation of Susa
References are for similar original coins of which this is a barbaric imitation.
1. Houghton, Arthur, Catherine Lorber. 2002. Selucid Coins: A Comprehensive Catalog. Part I: Seleucus I through Antiochus III. Page 72 #173.12 and Plate 10 #173.14 (variant). New York: The American Numismatic Society.
2. Kritt, Brian. 1977. The Early Seleucid Mint of Susa. Pages 16-19 #Tr.62-Tr.90 and Plates 18-22 #62-89. Lancaster: Classical Numismatic Group.
Helmeted head of Hero right, features likely an amalgamation of Seleucus, Alexander, and Dionysus, wearing panther skin covered helmet with Bull's ears and horns.
Nike standing right, crowning trophy