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CNG 109, Lot: 265. Estimate $300.
Sold for $340. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos III ‘the Great’. 222-187 BC. Æ (21mm, 8.05 g, 11h). Seleukeia on the Tigris mint, first reign. Struck circa 223-221 BC. Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos slightly left / Apollo Delphios, holding kithara, seated right on omphalos; monogram to outer left, tripod to left, monogram to outer right. SC Ad34 (this coin referenced and illustrated); HGC 9, 499 (this coin illustrated). Near VF, dark green-brown patina with patches of red, area of flat strike on obverse. Extremely rare.

From the MNL Collection. Ex Jencek Historical Enterprise inventory Y04505 (December 2012); W. K. Raymond Collection.