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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 
Triton XXII, Lot: 310. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $2500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos IV Philopator. 187-175 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.95 g, 12h). Uncertain “Wreath” mint, probably Damaskos. Diademed head right; wreath to left / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛEYKOY, Apollo Delphios, nude, testing arrow in right hand, resting left hand on grounded bow, seated left on omphalos; AN monogram in exergue. SC 1329.2b; Mørkholm, Monnayage 7, dies A5b/R– (unlisted rev. die); HGC 9, 580g; CSE 906 (same obv. die). Near EF, toned, slight die wear. Very rare.


From the MNL Collection, purchased from Freeman & Sear, 28 January 2011.