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Ex Houghton Collection
SC Plate Coin

Triton XXII, Lot: 319. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Alexander I Balas. 152-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 16.89 g, 1h). Uncertain mint 87, in northern Syria. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AΛEΞANΔPOY ΘEOΠATOPOΣ EYEPΓETOY, Zeus Nikephoros seated left; monogram in exergue. SC 1811.2 (this coin illustrated); HGC 9, 875f; CSE 558 (this coin); Seyrig, trésors 24.9 (same obv. die). Near EF, toned. Well centered.

Ex LHS 102 (29 April 2008), lot 312; Leu 81 (16 May 2001), lot 337; Arthur Houghton Collection (Leu 42, 12 May 1987), lot 352.