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Triton XXII, Lot: 304. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos Hierax. Circa 242-227 BC. AR Tetradrachm (36mm, 16.81 g, 12h). Alexandreia Troas mint, Workshop A. Series II, Group A. Head right, wearing winged diadem / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTI-OXOY, Apollo Delphios, nude, testing arrow in his right hand, left hand holding tip of bow set on ground to right, seated left on omphalos; two monograms to outer left; in exergue, horse grazing left. SC 877.7–8 var. (monograms); WSM – (but same obv. as illustrations of 1580–4); HGC 9, 405g. VF, toned, cleaning scratches in field on obverse. Extremely rare.

From the MNL Collection. Ex Spink 224 (25 June 2014), lot 93; Major-General H. L. Haughton Collection (Sotheby & Co., 30 April 1958), lot 158.