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Research Coins: Feature Auction

Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 444. Estimate $2500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $2500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Antiochos II Theos. 261-246 BC. AV Stater (8.58 g, 12h). Tarsos mint. Struck circa 261-253 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / Nike standing left; monograms below left and right wings. SC 560.1 (this coin referenced and photographed); Houghton 955 = Houghton, "The Tarik Darreh (Kangavar) Hoard," ANSMN 25 (1980), 2 (this coin). VF, a few light marks. Rare.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 69 (8 June 2005), lot 526; Arthur Houghton Collection, 955; Tarik Darreh Hoard (CH II, 70 = CH VII, 78).