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640391
Sale: CNG 64, Lot: 391. Estimate $750. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 September 2003. 
Sold For $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Demetrios I. 162-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.20 gm). Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Conjoined heads of Demetrios and his queen, Laodike / Tyche seated left, holding baton and cornucopiae, Nereid supporting throne; monogram and palm to left. SNG Spaer 1358 var. (monogram); Houghton 991 (this coin). Toned VF. Overstruck on a tetradrachm of Timarchos (cf. Houghton 990). Rare. ($750)

From the Arthur Houghton Collection, 991.