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CNG 109, Lot: 283. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes. 175-164 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.62 g, 12h). Antioch on the Orontes mint. Series 3, struck 168-164 BC. Diademed head right / Zeus Nikephoros seated left; monogram to outer left. SC 1400a; Le Rider, Antioche, Series IIIA, 291 (A31/P202) = CSE 108 (this coin); HGC 9, 620a; BMC 18 (same dies). Good VF, lightly toned, a few marks.

From the MNL Collection. Ex Stephen Glover Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 264), lot 126; Arthur Houghton Collection (Numismatic Fine Arts Fall Mail Bid Sale, 12 October 1988), lot 441, purchased from Robert Hecht, February 1965.