Greece/Seleucid; Antiochus II Theos BCE 261-246

AE 15 mm, 4.45 g, Antioch mint, c. BCE 261-256 according to Newell

SC 572a, c/m 69, WSM 967 specimen oo, SNG Spaer 338 v.

O: laureate hd of Apollo r., curly hair falling down back of neck, dotted border.
R: ΒΑΣΙΛΕ[ΩΣ] on r., ANTIOXOY on l., Apollo std l., on omphalos, holding arrow and resting elbow on cithara.

Primary Control (outer left): EY
Secondary Control (outer r.): uncertain
Countermark: TRIDENT in round punch approx. 3.5 mm in dia., inner left obliterating top of “T” of ANTIOXOY and rear part of arrow held by Apollo.

Acquisition: 2009