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Ex Houghton Collection

Triton XXII, Lot: 316. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Demetrios I Soter. 162-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm (31mm, 16.79 g, 12h). Antioch on the Orontes mint. Undated issue, struck circa 162–155/4 BC. Diademed head right within laurel wreath / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY ΣΩTHPOΣ, Tyche, fully clothed, holding scepter in extended left hand and cradling cornucopia in right arm, seated left on throne supported by tritoness right; monogram to outer left. SC 1640.1b (this coin illustrated); SMA 100; HGC 9, 797b; CSE 148 (this coin); SNG Spaer 1264. Good VF, toned. Exceptionally high relief portrait.

From the MNL Collection. Ex Triton XV (3 January 2012), lot 1284; Numismatic Fine Arts XVI (2 December 1985), lot 246; Arthur Houghton Collection, acquired August 1977.