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Sale: CNG 60, Lot: 922. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2002. 
Sold For $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Seleukid Kings. Cleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII. 125-121 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.77 gm). Ake-Ptolemais mint. Year 189 (124/123 BC). Conjoined busts right of Cleopatra, veiled, wearing diadem and stephane, and Antiochos, diademed / Zeus enthroned left, holding Nike in right hand, lotus-tipped sceptre in left; monogram outer left, date QPR in exergue. SNG Spaer 2471; Newell, LSM, 16; Houghton, CSE, 806. Lightly toned, good VF, light marks in fields. ($1000)