SYRIA. Seleukid Kingdom. Seleukos I Nikator, 312-281 B.C. AR Tetradrachm (17.16 gms), Seleukeia on the Tigris I Mint, ca. 300-281 B.C. NGC EF, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 3/5. SC-117.1d; HGC-9, 12i. Obverse: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin; Reverse: Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle and scepter; monogram in left field; below throne, K below strut. Highly lustrous and brilliant, with a rather bold strike. A charming representation of the type initiated by Alexander III the Great, and continued by his successors.