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Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 311. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CILICIA, Soloi. Balakros, Satrap. 333-323 BC. AR Stater (10.83 gm). S-O, Baaltars seated left, holding lotus-tipped sceptre in right hand; grain-ear and grape-brunch before, monogram beneath throne, B right / Draped bust of Athena facing slightly left, wearing triple-crested helmet and necklace. SNG Levante 53=SNG von Aulock 5873=SNG Lockett 3061=Pozzi 2863 (this coin); SNG France 198; BMC Lycaonia -; SNG Copenhagen -. Attractively toned, good VF. ($1000)

Ex von Aulock Collection, 5873; R.C. Lockett Collection (Glendining's, 21-23 February 1961), lot 2524; Pozzi Collection (Naville I, 14 March 1921), lot 2863.

(For a discussion of the career of Balakros, see lot 327 below)