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Portrait of Fine Style in High Relief

Triton XXII, Lot: 303. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $6500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos Hierax. Circa 242-227 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 17.00 g, 2h). Alexandreia Troas mint, Workshop A. Series I, Group A. Head right, wearing winged diadem / 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; monogram to inner right; in exergue, horse grazing left and monogram. SC 875.1 var. (monogram in exergue); ESM 1568 var. (same); CSE –; SNG Spaer –; HGC 9, 399g. EF, lightly toned. Lovely high relief portrait. Unpublished variety.

From the MNL Collection. Ex Triton XVII (7 January 2014), lot 370.