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CNG 109, Lot: 260. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos III ‘the Great’. 222-187 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 17.01 g, 12h). Antioch on the Orontes mint. Struck circa 192/0-187 BC. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios, testing arrow in right hand, resting left hand on grounded bow, seated left on omphalos; cornucopia to outer left, K in exergue. SC 1046.3a; Le Rider, Antioche, Series 4, 244–5 var. (A25/P– [unlisted rev. die]); HGC 9, 447u. Good VF, lightly toned. Very rare, four noted by Le Rider, one additional in CoinArchives.

From the MNL Collection, purchased from Hadrien Rambach, August 2016. Ex George Malcolm Russel Hay Collection. Reportedly ex-Pamphylia Region, 1977 Hoard (CH V, 43).