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89001275
Triton XV, Lot: 1275. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $6000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Cyrrhestica. Bambyke–Manbog. Abyaty. Circa 342-331 BC. AR Didrachm (19mm, 8.24 g, 11h). Draped bust of female facing, wearing pearl necklace; Aramaic hdd w ’th (Hadad and Ateh) and circle to left, [rosette to right] / Great King and driver, who holds reins in both hands, in quadriga of mules right; Aramaic ’byty (Abyaty) above; countermark on horse: Aramaic l in incuse. Mildenberg, Note 4 corr. (obv. legend; same obv. die); Seyrig, Hieropolis 4; Price, More 16–7; BMC –; SNG Copenhagen –; SNG München –; HGC 9, 1344. Good VF, toned, edge split, countermark on reverse (present on all known examples). Very rare.