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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
711030
Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1030. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006. 
Sold For $200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Demetrios I Soter. 162-150 BC. AR Drachm (4.01 g, 9h). Ekbatana mint. Diademed head right; below chin, horse's head(?) right / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU SWTHROS, Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos. Le Rider, Suse p. 336, 22 and pl. LXVI, 33 (same obv. die); SNG Spaer -; Houghton 1251 (this coin); Jameson 1705 (same obv. die). Good VF, toned, struck with slightly worn obverse die. Well struck. ($300)

From the Arthur Houghton Collection, 1251.