SYRIA, Seleukid Kings. Demetrios I
|Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1496. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002.
Sold For $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
. 162-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.32 gm). Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Circa 161 BC. Conjoined busts right of Demetrios, diademed, and Laodice, diademed / BASILEWS right, ÐHMHTPIOY left, SWTHROS in exergue, Tyche seated left, holding baton in right hand, cornucopiae in left, Nereid supporting throne; monogram and palm to left. SNG Spaer 1358 var. (monogram); Houghton, CSE, 992 (this coin). VF, overstruck but undertype not identifiable. Rare. ($500)
Ex Arthur Houghton Collection.