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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 
Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 360. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 5 January 2009. 
Sold For $2400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter. 281-261 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.96 g, 11h). Pergamon mint. Struck under Philetairos in the name of Seleukos I, circa 279-274 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; in left field, helmeted head of Athena right; crescent below throne. SC 308b; WSM 1532θ = Hirsch 1634 (same dies); Houghton -; SNG Spaer 242 (same obv. die). Near EF, lightly toned. Well centered and struck from artistic dies.