SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos II.
|Sale: CNG 64, Lot: 382. Estimate $4000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 September 2003.
Sold For $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
261-246 BC. AV Stater (8.57 gm). Aegae mint. Diademed head right / Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and bow; monogram outer left, monogram outer right, goat's head in exergue. SC 494 (this coin illustrated) = Houghton 631 = Houghton, "The Tarik Darreh (Kangavar) Hoard," in ANSMN
25, pg. 32, 1 (this coin); WSM -. VF. Unique, the only known gold stater from this mint. ($4000)
From the Arthur Houghton Collection. Ex Tarik Darreh Hoard, 1.