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CNG 109, Lot: 337. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos IX Eusebes Philopator (Kyzikenos). 114/3-95 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 16.31 g, 12h). EP mint, in Cilicia, west of Tarsos. Struck circa 114-113 BC. Diademed head right within fillet border / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY ΦIΛO-ΠATOPOΣ, Athena Nikephoros standing left; to outer left, EP above Θ; all within laurel wreath. SC 2347 var. (controls reversed); Houghton, Reigns, Series VI, Group 1 var. (same; obv. die A1); HGC 9, 1228b. EF, toned, a hint of porosity on obverse. Apparently unique variety.

From the MNL Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 236 (7 July 2010), lot 202.