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
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A new unpublished coin of Philip I was added to the collection (coin ID PH1-AR-03).
Seleukeia on the Bay of Issos
March 13, 2015
Photos of the second known coin of this city were added, see Type 2 on the page devoted to this city.