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Pedigreed to 1928

Triton XXII, Lot: 293. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos I Soter. 281-261 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28.5mm, 17.09 g, 6h). 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 379.6c; ESM 177γ (this coin); HGC 9, 128g; BMC 15; Hunterian 19. Good VF, toned, a couple patches of find patina on reverse.

From the MNL Collection, purchased from Jonathan K. Kern, 13 August 2013. Ex Spink Zurich 20 (6 October 1986), lot 337; G. Hirsch 71 (8 March 1971), lot 262; Ars Classica XIII (27 June 1928), lot 914.