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11000294

Two Very Rare Antiochos I Staters

Triton XXII, Lot: 294. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $8500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos I Soter. 281-261 BC. AV Stater (18.5mm, 8.42 g, 6h). Aï Khanoum mint. Struck circa 266-261 BC. Diademed head right, with elderly features / BAΣIΛEΩΣ [A]NTIOXOY, Apollo Delphios, nude, testing arrow in his right hand, left hand holding tip of bow set on ground to right, seated left on omphalos; ∆ to inner left below arrow. SC 436.6; SMAK A1SA-19 (A15/P16); ESM 704; HGC 9, 122. EF, underlying luster, minor double strike on revesre. Very rare.