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Ex Montgomery and Houghton Collections

CNG 109, Lot: 238. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos II Kallinikos. 246-225 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 16.82 g, 12h). Smyrna mint(?). Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios, testing arrow, standing left, leaning on tripod to right; two monograms to outer left. SC 649.3 (this coin referenced); CSE 540 (this coin); HGC 9, 303d. Good VF, dark gray tone with slight iridescence, small chip at edge on reverse. Rare.

From the MNL Collection. Ex Freeman & Sear inventory KCR056 (January 2010); W.B. and R.E. Montgomery Collection; Arthur Houghton Collection; J. Schulman FPL 207 (October 1976), no. 36.