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149, Lot: 101. Estimate $150.
Sold for $106. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos IV Philopator. 187-175 BC. AR Drachm (16mm, 4.10 g). Uncertain mint in northern Media. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, testing arrow and resting hand on bow set on ground; Q in exergue; monograms in outer and inner left fields. SNG Spaer 950 (same obverse die; Ekbatana); Le Rider, Suse B7e (Ekbatana); Houghton, CSE 1201 (this coin). Good VF, toned, minor porosity.

From the Harry Strickhausen Collection. Ex Arthur Houghton Collection..