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Triton XXII, Lot: 292. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos I Soter. 281-261 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 16.66 g, 5h). Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANT-IOXOY, Apollo Delphios, nude, testing arrow in his right hand, left hand holding tip of bow set on ground to right, seated left on omphalos; monograms to outer left and right. SC 379.3b; ESM 152; HGC 9, 128g; SNG Fitzwilliam 5530; CSE 951 (this coin); Pozzi 2933. EF, deep iridescent tone.

From the MNL Collection, purchased from John Jencek, 9 December 2011. Ex W. K. Raymond Collection; Arthur Houghton Collection, purchased in Beirut, January 1969.