Silver 4 drachm (tetradrachm) of Seleucus I, Uncertain Mint 5, in Cappadocia, Eastern Syria, or Northern Mesopotamia, 295 BC - 290 BC. 1944.100.78143

Obverse: Beardless head of Heracles r. wearing lion skin headdress
Reverse: BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ - Zeus seated on high-backed throne l., holding eagle on outstretched right hand and sceptre in left

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Sections
Loose 5
Creator
Newell, Edward Theodore, 1886-1941
Abstract
Notebook containing notes on coins of various hoards, along with loose leaves with additional coin lists, notes, and rubbings. A detached label once adhered to the cover of the album reads, "HOARDS II." Includes a letter to Margaret Thompson from Martin Price of the British Museum relating to a joint project on the coins of Alexander the Great (1968). Hoards covered in the notebook are Sardis, Anadol, Aleppo, Ankyra, Aintab, Andhritsena, Abu Hommos, Taranto, Bithynian, Demanhur, Chalcis (Eretria), Calabria, Constantinople, Cyprus (Larnaka), Peloponessos, Drama, Greece (Tiffany), Eretria, Epidaurus, Sparta, Patras, Gesou, Haiffa, Prof. Haynes, Saida, Jandolo, Anadol, Kuft, Kyparissia, Keleler, Karditsa, Messene, Larnaka, Lamia, Latakie, Mosul, Marasesti, Patras, Parthian, Philip II Staters, Ravel, Salonica, Sophikon, Taranto, Tripolitsa, Thebes, Urfa, Gejou, Lamia, and Kyparissia.
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