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Sale: CNG 61, Lot: 817. Estimate $400. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2002. 
Sold For $550. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Seleukid Kings. Antiochos Hierax. 246-227 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.89 gm). Alexandria Troas mint. Head of Antiochos right, wearing winged diadem / Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and bow; monogram outer left, monogram before, horse grazing left in exergue. Houghton & Lorber 876(6) (this coin listed); SNG Spaer -; Newell, WSM -; Houghton, CSE -. VF. Extremely rare variety, this being the only specimen cited by Houghton. ($400)

Ex Münzen und Medaillen Auktion XIX (5-6 June 1959), lot 530.