SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos VII Euergetes.
|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1040. Estimate $750.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
138-129 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.74 g, 12h). Damaskos mint. Dated SE 178 (135/4 BC). Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EUER-GETOU
, Athena Nikephoros standing left; to outer left, LE
above monogram; HOP (date) in exergue; all within wreath. LSM 56 var. (monogram); SNG Spaer 2129; Houghton 835 var. (same). EF, attractive even gray tone with golden hues around the devices. Excellent strike. ($750)