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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
11000307

Ex Houghton Collection

Triton XXII, Lot: 307. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $6000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos III ‘the Great’. 222-187 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 16.85 g, 12h). Uncertain mint 56, probably in western Asia Minor (Sardes?). Struck circa 223-211 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, elephant walking right; monogram to left and right. SC 985.1 (this coin referenced and illustrated); Houghton, Elephants, Group 1, 3 (A1/P1) = CSE 1184 = Boehringer, Chronologie, p. 174, 33 (this coin); ESM 628; HGC 9, 453a; SNG Copenhagen 143 (same dies). Good VF, toned, areas of flat strike. Very rare.


From the MNL Collection. Ex Triton XVIII (6 January 2015), lot 718; Gemini V (6 January 2009), lot 397 (donated by Jonathan Kagan to benefit the ANS); Giessener Münzhandlung 56 (7 October 1991), lot 295; Arthur Houghton Collection, 1184; Hess-Leu 28 (5 May 1965), lot 272; Central Asia Minor, 1963 hoard (IGCH 1411; Boehringer, Chronologie 7).