SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Tryphon. Circa 142-138 BC.
|Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 133. Estimate CHF3500.
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010.
Sold For CHF2500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Drachm (Silver, 4.26 g 12), Antioch. Diademed head of Tryphon with flowing hair to right. Rev.
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΤΡΥΦΩΝΟΣ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡΟΣ Ornate Macedonian helmet to left, with spike on top and with a wild goat’s horn over the visor; to left, monogram. SC 1033g. A splendid example in high relief struck on good metal, very rare thus. Lightly toned and with much original luster, good extremely fine.