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Triton XXII, Lot: 332. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Kleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII. 125-121 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 16.25 g, 1h). Uncertain mint in Cilicia. Struck circa 122-121(?) BC. Jugate busts of Kleopatra Thea and Antiochos VIII right; Kleopatra is veiled, diademed, and wearing stephanos; Antiochos is diademed / [B]AΣIΛIΣΣHΣ KΛEOΠATPAΣ ΘEAΣ KAI [B]AΣI-ΛEΩΣ [AN]TIOXOY, Zeus Nikephoros seated left; EP to lower left; IΣI in exergue. SC 2259 (same obv. die as illustration); HGC 9, 1182a. VF, toned, some horn silver on obverse. Extremely rare, only one example noted in SC (in a private collection), none in CoinArchives.

From the MNL Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 100 (7 October 2015), lot 1568.