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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1494. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Seleukid Kings. Timarchos, Usurper in Babylon. 162 BC. Æ 26mm (14.78 gm). Babylon mint. Diademed head of Timarchos right; monogram behind / BASILE[WS] MEGAL[OU] right, TIMAPXOY left, Nike walking left, holding wreath in right hand, palm in left. SNG Spaer -; Houghton, CSE, 1233 (this coin); SNG Copenhagen 249; Le Rider, Suse, pl. lxv, 14; Laffaille -. VF, black patina, soft strike on Timarchos' head. Rare. ($300)

Ex Arthur Houghton Collection.