SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Demetrios II Nikator.
|Sale: CNG 69, Lot: 586. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2005.
Sold For $572. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Second reign, 130-125 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.34 gm, 1h). Ake-Ptolemais mint. Dated SE 185 (128/7 BC). Diademed and bearded head right / Zeus Nikephoros seated left; monograms below throne, date and monogram in exergue. SNG Spaer 2264 (same obv. die); LSM 1; Houghton 801 (this coin). Good VF, toned, scuffs under tone, minor porosity, light graffiti in obverse field. ($500)From the Arthur Houghton Collection.