Seleukeia and Pieria AR Tetradrachm, EF/Choice EF, 98/97 B.C.E.

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SELEUKIS AND PIERIA AR TETRADRACHM

HGC 9, 1382, DCA 697, Extremely Fine/Choice Extremely Fine, some minor obverse marks, 28.9mm, 14.55 grams, Struck 98/97 B.C.E.
 
Obverse: Veiled, draped and turreted bust of Tyche to right, filleted border

Reverse: Filleted thunderbolt over throne ΣΕΛΕYΚΕΩΝ THΣIEPAΣ KAI AYTONOMOY in four lines, date BI (12 = 96/97 B.C.E.) under throne, Δ to lower right, all within laurel wreath

Nice centered obverse, lightly toned and struck with a somewhat worn die. Fresh die on the reverse and deeply impressed! No doubt one of the finest reverses we have seen.