SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos VI Dionysos. 144-142 BC.
|Sale: Nomos 5, Lot: 205. Estimate CHF1000.
Closing Date: Monday, 24 October 2011.
Sold For CHF2800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Tetradrachm (Silver, 16.81 g 1), Antioch, year 169 = 144/3 BC. Radiate and diademed head of the youthful Antiochos VI to right. Rev.
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ / ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΔΙΟΝΥΣΟΥ The Dioskouroi galloping left; below, ΘΞΡ; to right ΤΡΥ over monogram of ΙΑΡ and ΣΤΑ; all within wreath of lily, ivy and grain leaves and ears. SC 2000, 2d. SMA 229. A very attractive and sharp example. Some minor die faults, otherwise
, extremely fine.
From the PGB collection, acquired from Münzen und Medaillen in the 1980s.