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Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1027. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006. 
Sold For $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos V Eupator. 164-162 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.53 g, 1h). Antioch mint. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EUPATOROS, Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos; monogram to outer left and in exergue. Le Rider, Antioche 223 (A17/P165) = Houghton 140 (this coin); SMA -; SNG Spaer 1247 var. (no monogram to outer left). Near EF, attractive light gray toning with yellow hues around the devices, very light cleaning marks, small die break in field on obverse. ($500)

From the Arthur Houghton Collection, 140.