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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1483. Estimate $5000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $4500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Seleukid Kings. Seleukos I. 312-280 BC. AV Stater (8.51 gm). Ekbatana mint. Struck circa 311-295 BC in the name of Alexander. Helmeted head of Athena right; laurel branch on helmet / ALEXANDROU right, Nike standing left, holding wreath in right hand, stylis in left; two monograms to left, horse grazing at Nike's feet, SW below right wing. Price 3930 (this coin referenced); Houghton, CSE, 1122 = Houghton, "The Tarik Darreh (Kangavar) Hoard," in ANSMN 25, pg. 34, 16 (this coin). EF, a few minor marks in fields. ($5000)

Ex Arthur Houghton Collection.