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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1506. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Seleukid Kings of. Cleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII. 125-121 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.59 gm). Year 189 (124/123 BC). Ake-Ptolemais mint. Conjoined busts right of Cleopatra, veiled, wearing diadem and stephane, and Antiochos, diademed / BASILISSHS KLEOPATRAS QEAS right, KAI BASI-LEWS AN-TIOXOY left, Zeus enthroned left, holding Nike in right hand, lotus-tipped sceptre in left; monogram outer left, date QPR in exergue. SNG Spaer 2471; Newell, LSM, 16; Houghton, CSE, 806. Lightly toned good VF. Very rare. ($1000)

From the Robert Schonwalter Collection. Ex Coin Galleries (12-13 November 1964), lot 472.