Seleucus I Nicator, Hellenistic ruler and founder of the Seleucid dynasty. Roman bronze copy after a lost Greek original. Found at Herculaneum; now in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples.
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Silver coin of Seleucus I Nicator, who fought Chandragupta Maurya, and later made an alliance with him.
Bust of Seleucus Nicator, founder of Seleucid Empire (Louvre)
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Seleucus I. AU Tetradrachm. In the name of Alexander. Heracles lion skin. RARE
Seleukos I Nicator Tetradrachm. Seleucus I Nicator was one of the Diadochi. Having previously served as an infantry general under Alexander the Great, he eventually assumed the title of basileus and established the Seleucid Empire.
After the death of Alexander the Great, Seleucus I Nicator, founder of the Seleucid Dynasty, took control of Pisidia. Captured places were Hellenised and, in order to protect the population, fortified cities were founded at strategically important places, usually on an acropolis. Seleucus I Nicator had nearly 60 cities founded, and gave to 16 of them the name of his father Antiochos.
Seleucus I. Tetradrachm. In the name of Alexander. Heracles in lion skin/ Zeus
Seleucus I Nicator was one of the Diadochi. Having previously served as an infantry general under Alexander the Great, he eventually assumed the title of basileus and established the Seleucid Empire.
Bust of Seleucus I Nicator (Europos ca 358 BC-Lisimacheia 281 BC), Macedonian general after Alexander the Great and founder of the Seleucid dynasty. bronze from the Villa of the Papyri at Herculaneum, Campania, Italy, century BCE.
The Seleucid Empire in 200 BC before expansion into Anatolia and Greece