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Syria, Seleucia, Civic Issue, Tyche and Thunderbolt!

Æ 20mm/7.1gm

Con/ Circulated, otherwise, about Very Fine; a lovely coin with desert patina

Obv/ Tyche of Seleucia right, wearing turreted head-dress and veil, palm-branch behind head

Rev/ Legend in Greek CELEUKEWN THC IERAC KAI AUTONOMOY in four lines (two above and two beneath) a thunderbolt, with fillets attached, resting upon a cushion placed on stool

Ref/ ???

Seller's Note/ Why no date or reference for this coin? Basically, because these issues were struck from early BC to as late as the mid-2nd Cent. AD, with pretty much the very same reverse. Such coins are always noted as anonymous city/civic issues; note the final legend at the bottom: AUTONOMOY = anonymous. Hard to see in the photo, but trust me, in hand it's quite clear.

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