SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Demetrios I Soter.
|Sale: CNG 69, Lot: 552. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2005.
Sold For $225. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
162-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.50 gm, 12h). Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Diademed head right / Tyche seated left, holding sceptre and cornucopiae; winged Tritoness supporting throne, monogram and palm to outer left. Cf. SNG Spaer 1360; Houghton 996 (this coin). VF, toned, scratches on obverse, die flaw on reverse. ($300)From the Arthur Houghton Collection.