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Research Coins: Feature Auction

Sale: Triton V, Lot: 553. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $690. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Seleukid Kings. Timarchos, Usurper in Babylon. 162 BC. Æ 35mm (29.79 gm). Babylon mint. Diademed head of Timarchos right / [BASILEWS] [ME]GALO[U] right, TIMAPXOY left, Nike walking left, holding wreath in right hand, palm in left. SNG Spaer 1391; Houghton, CSE, 1231 (this coin); SNG Copenhagen -; Le Rider, Suse, pl. lxv, 13; Laffaille -. VF, black patina, light adjustment marks, minor porosity. Bold portrait. Very rare. ($1000)

Ex Arthur Houghton Collection.