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CNG 111, Lot: 314. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28.5mm, 16.79 g, 5h). Susa mint. Struck circa 300-295 BC. Head of hero (Alexander or Seleukos?) right, wearing helmet covered with panther skin and adorned with the ear and horns of a bull / Nike standing right, holding wreath that she places on trophy to right; monogram to lower left, ΔI in lower middle field. SC 173.10; ESMS Tr.48 (A37/P– [unlisted rev. die]); Marest-Caffey Group 1.7, 106 var. (A18/P– [unlisted rev. die]); HGC 9, 20. VF, toned, a few scratches on obverse. Extremely rare issue, only one noted by ESMS and Marest-Caffey (in the ANS).

From the MNL Collection. Ex Shirley Hanberry Collection (Goldberg 96, 14 February 2017), lot 1763.