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Triton XXII, Lot: 296. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos II Theos. 261-246 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29.5mm, 17.10 g, 12h). Temnos mint(?). Diademed head of Antiochos I right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Herakles seated left on rock draped with lion skin, placing right hand on club set on ground to left, left hand on rock; kantharos to inner left, monogram in exergue. SC Ad115 (this coin referenced and illustrated); HGC 9, 241a. Good VF, toned. Artistic dies. Apparently unique.

From the MNL Collection. Ex Gemini XII (11 January 2015), lot 180; Freeman & Sear FPL 9 (Spring 2004), no. 42; “Seleucus III” Hoard (CH X, 272).