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Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 761. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007. 
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of CAPPADOCIA. Ariarathes VII Philometor. Circa 112/0-100 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.27 g, 11h). Struck in the name of Antiochos VII of Syria. Ariaratheia or Eusebia-Tyana mint(?). Struck circa 104-102 BC. Diademed head of Antiochos VII right / Athena Nikephoros standing left; two monograms to outer left, O-L across inner fields; all within wreath. Lorber & Houghton series 1, issue 3, 1-35 (obv. die A1); SNG Spaer 1872 (Antiochos VII); SMA 298 (Antiochos VII). Good VF, lightly toned.

From the Arthur Houghton Collection.

See the article by Lorber & Houghton in NC 2006 for the attribution of these tetradrachms.