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Triton XXI, Lot: 563. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $6000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of ELYMAIS. Kamnaskires III, with Anzaze. Circa 82/1-73/2 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 16.10 g, 12h). Seleukeia on the Hedyphon mint. Dated SE 232 (81/80 BC). Conjoined busts of Kamnaskires III, diademed and draped bust and wearing long beard and torque, and Anzaze, draped and wearing stephane and necklace, left; anchor symbol to right / IΛCIΛEΩC above, [K]Λ(MNN)ΛCKIPO[Y] to right, KΛI IΛCIΛICCHC to left, ΛNZΛZIIC below, Zeus-Belos enthroned left, holding Nike, standing right and holding palm fronds, in outstretched right hand and scepter in left; MAKEΔΩN to inner left; BΛΣ (date) in exergue. Cf, van’t Haaff Type 7.1 (for type); Alram 454 (date unlisted). EF, lightly toned, minor hint of weakness in date. Attractive surfaces. Extremely rare date.