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11100327
CNG 111, Lot: 327. Estimate $300.
Sold for $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos II Theos. 261-246 BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 4.02 g, 6h). Aï Khanoum mint. Struck circa 266-261 BC. Diademed head right / Apollo Delphios, testing arrow and resting hand on grounded bow, seated left on omphalos; to inner left, star above arm, monogram below. SC 619 (same dies as illustration); SMAK A2A1D-3 (a1/p2); HGC 9, 246e. VF, toned, rough surfaces. Extremely rare, only three examples noted in SMAK, all in museums (ANS, BM, and Hermitage), none in CoinArchives.