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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.28
People
Seleukos I, Greek (r. 312-281 BCE)
Title
Tetradachm of Seleukos I, Seleukeia-on-the-Tigris, second workshop
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
296 -281 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Seleukeia ad Tigrim (Syria)
Period
Seleucid period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/5308
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
17.05 g
Die Axis
10
Provenance
Not known, not in any recent hoards, not published in previous auction catalogues.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
SC 130.13
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor England
Accession Year
2006
Object Number
2006.28
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of Zeus bearded, right.
Reverse: Athena Promachos in a chariot of elephants.
Exhibition History

32Q: 2400 French/Italian/Spanish, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/10/2018 - 02/06/2019

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