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Ex Houghton Collection – Le Rider Plate Coin

Triton XXII, Lot: 309. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos III ‘the Great’. 222-187 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.76 g, 12h). Antioch on the Orontes mint. Series 4, phase A, circa 197–192/0 BC. Diademed head right / 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; bow in bowcase to outer left. SC 1045.2; Le Rider, Antioche 204 (A19/P55) = CSE 79 (this coin, illustrated); HGC 9, 447u; BMC 27 (same obv. die). Near EF, toned, minor porosity, slight die wear.


From the MNL Collection. Ex Stephen Glover Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 264, 21 September 2011), lot 169; Arthur Houghton Collection, purchased from Paolo Giardi, 1979.