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90090177
Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 177. Estimate CHF450. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Seleukos IV Philopator, 187-175 BC. Double Unit (Bronze, 23mm, 11.40 g 12), Ekbatana. Draped busts of the Dioskouroi facing, each wearing a pileus. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΕΛΕΥΚΟΥ Nike striding left, raising right hand to crown the king’s name; to left, two monograms. Le Rider, Suse, p. 327, 2. SC 1357. WSM 803. Rare. An attractive piece with a shiny, black patina. Slightly weakly struck and with some old scratches, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.


Once in the collection of the late Dr. Leo Mildenberg.