Selected Fragments of the Ancient World
This website is devoted primarily to the coinage and history of the Seleukid Empire, one of the greatest Hellenistic states. My texts, analyses and pictures can be used for non-commercial purposes, as long as proper credit is given. Texts and pictures that are taken from other sources must not be used without permission of their owners. Sources other than my own are credited throughout these pages.
News & Updates
December 9, 2019
Two bronze coins bearing Antiochos VIII’s rare epithet Philometor were added to the study devoted to these unusual coins.
Seleukeia in Pieria
September 10, 2015
A municipal coin of this city was added to the collection (coin ID MSE-AE-14).
April 6, 2015
A bronze coin bearing Antiochos VIII’s rare epithet Philometor was added to the collection (coin ID A08-AE-04).
The study devoted to these unusual coins was updated.
March 30, 2015
A new unpublished coin of Philip I was added to the collection (coin ID PH1-AR-03).