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Sale: Nomos 6, Lot: 105. Estimate CHF800. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 May 2012. 
Sold For CHF950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos IV Epiphanes. 175-164 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 16.16 g 12), Antioch, 168-164. Diademed head of Antiochos IV to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ / ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ / ΘΕΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ Zeus, draped from the waist, seated left on throne; holding Nike in his right hand and lotos-tipped scepter in his left; to left, monogram. CSE 108. SC 1400a. Toned and with an elegant portrait. Minor marks and a scuff on the reverse edge, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.

From a European collection.