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From the Houghton Collection

CNG 91, Lot: 356. Estimate $750.
Sold for $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos I Soter. 281-261 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.95 g, 10h). In the name of Seleukos I Nikator. Susa mint. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; monogram in left field and below throne. SC 399.3b (this coin referenced); HGC 9, 125c; CSE 1038 (this coin). Good VF, toned.

Ex Numismatic Fine Arts Fall Mail Bid Sale (12 October 1988), lot 393; Arthur Houghton Collection, 1038; Münzen und Medaillen AG 41 (18 June 1970), lot 280.