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CNG 111, Lot: 317. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos I Soter. 281-261 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28.5mm, 16.97 g, 12h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Pergamon mint. Struck under Philetairos, circa 280 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophorus seated left; in left field, helmeted head of Athena right; crescent below throne. SC 307.2 var. (star below throne; same obv. die as illustration); Price 1471 var. (same); HGC 9, 123; Black Sea Hoard 334 (this coin). VF, lightly toned.

From the MNL Collection. Ex Will Gordon Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 392, 1 March 2017), lot 326; “Black Sea” Hoard, 334.