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CNG 109, Lot: 271. Estimate $500.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos III ‘the Great’. 222-187 BC. AR Drachm (17.5mm, 3.98 g, 12h). Barbarous imitation. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios, testing arrow in right hand, resting left hand on grounded bow, seated left on omphalos; no control marks. CSE 681 (this coin), otherwise unpublished. VF, old collection tone. Very rare.

From the MNL Collection. Ex 51 Gallery (13 November 2015), lot 84; Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 122 (7 September 2005), lot 91; Arthur Houghton Collection.