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89001277
Triton XV, Lot: 1277. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $4750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. AV Stater (18mm, 8.56 g, 12h). In the name of Alexander III of Macedon. Babylon I mint. Struck circa 311-300 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with serpent, single-pendant earring, and necklace / AΛEΞANΔPO[Y] BAΣ-IΛEΩΣ, Nike standing left, holding wreath in extended right hand and cradling stylis in left arm; monogram in wreath below left wing, MI below right wing. SC 81.1; Price 3745; HGC 9, 3a. EF, lightly toned, a few minor marks. Well struck.


From the Sierra Collection. Ex Leu 86 (5 May 2003), lot 357.