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Chalkon - Seleukos I Nikator

Chalkon - Seleukos I Nikator -  obverseChalkon - Seleukos I Nikator -  reverse

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Features

Country Seleucid Empire (Seleucid Empire)
(Greece (ancient))
King Seleukos I Nikator (305 BC - 281 BC)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 312 BC - 280 BC
Value 1 Chalkon = 1/8 Obol = 1/48 Drachm (1/48)
Currency Drachm
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.49 g
Diameter 14.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References GCV# 6852
Greek Coins and Their Values
by David R. Sear
(Seaby)

Obverse

Winged head of Medusa right

Reverse

Bull butting right, KA monogram between hind legs

Lettering: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ

Comments

References:
Newell WSM 1628; Houghton and Lorber 6.2.b

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (312 BC - 280 BC) 

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