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422, Lot: 277. Estimate $300.
Sold for $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.15 g, 5h). 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 head of lion left; below throne, monogram within wreath. SC 82.3c; Price 3759; HGC 9, 10f. Good VF, lightly toned, minor scratch in field on reverse.

From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 61 (25 September 2002), lot 476.