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CNG 109, Lot: 234. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos II Theos. 261-246 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 16.85 g, 9h). Uncertain mint 33, probably in the far east. Diademed head of Antiochos I right / Apollo Delphios, testing arrow and holding grounded bow, seated left on omphalos; [ΔI to outer left]. SC 615.1 (this coin referenced); CSE 666 (this coin); HGC 9, 236i. Good VF, toned, slight granularity, a few marks under tone. Extremely rare.

From the MNL Collection. Ex George Bernert Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 106, 13 September 2017), lot 464; Arthur Houghton Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 61, 25 September 2002), lot 813.