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90050205
Sale: Nomos 5, Lot: 205. Estimate CHF1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 24 October 2011. 
Sold For CHF2800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos VI Dionysos. 144-142 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 16.81 g 1), Antioch, year 169 = 144/3 BC. Radiate and diademed head of the youthful Antiochos VI to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ / ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΔΙΟΝΥΣΟΥ The Dioskouroi galloping left; below, ΘΞΡ; to right ΤΡΥ over monogram of ΙΑΡ and ΣΤΑ; all within wreath of lily, ivy and grain leaves and ears. SC 2000, 2d. SMA 229. A very attractive and sharp example. Some minor die faults, otherwise, extremely fine.


From the PGB collection, acquired from Münzen und Medaillen in the 1980s.