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Ex Raymond and Houghton Collections
Referenced and Published in SC, CSE and Susiana Hoard Study

CNG 109, Lot: 290. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos IV Epiphanes. 175-164 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.00 g, 7h). Ekbatana mint. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios, testing arrow in right hand, resting left hand on grounded bow, seated left on omphalos; to outer left, head of horse left; ΣAP to outer right, ΔIK in exergue. SC 1542.a (this coin referenced); CSE 1212 = Houghton & Le Rider, "Un trésor de monnaies hellénistiques trouvé près de Suse," RN 1966, 19 (this coin); HGC 9, 615e. VF, even gray toning, slightly weak strike.

From the MNL Collection. Ex Jencek Historical Enterprise inventory Y04023 (November 2012); W. K. Raymond Collection; Arthur Houghton Collection; Susiana, 1965(?) Hoard (IGCH 1806).