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422, Lot: 275. Estimate $150.
Sold for $95. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.05 g, 1h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Babylon I mint. Struck circa 311-300 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; in left field, MI above bee; monogram in wreath below throne. SC 82.2b; Price 3754; HGC 9, 10f. Near VF, lightly toned, marks and roughness on obverse.

From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection, purchased from Fred Shore, 13 January 2006.