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10900248

Ex Houghton Collection and the Athena Fund

CNG 109, Lot: 248. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos Hierax. Circa 242-227 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.99 g, 12h). Alexandreia Troas mint. Series II, Group B. Head right, wearing winged diadem / BAΣIΛEΩΣ AN-TIOXOY, Apollo Delphios, nude, seated left on omphalos, testing arrow in his right hand, left hand on bow set on ground to right; monogram to outer right; in exergue, horse grazing left and monogram. SC 882.1; WSM 1590 (same dies); HGC 9, 399g; Athena Fund II 839 = CSE 645 (this coin). Good VF, toned, a couple faint marks.


From the MNL Collection. Ex Triton XIX (5 January 2016), lot 285; Gorny & Mosch 151 (9 October 2006), lot 213; Giessener Münzhandlung 71 (3 May 1995), lot 392; Lanz 68 (6 June 1994), lot 247; Athena Fund (Part 2, Sotheby’s Zurich, 27 October 1993), lot 839; Arthur Houghton Collection (Numismatic Fine Arts XX, 9 March 1988), lot 767.