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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 465

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos II Kallinikos. 246-225 BC. AV Stater (18.5mm, 8.58 g, 1h). Antioch on the Orontes mint(?).


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 465.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 12 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos II Kallinikos. 246-225 BC. AV Stater (18.5mm, 8.58 g, 1h). Antioch on the Orontes mint(?). Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣEΛ-EYKOY, Apollo, nude, standing left, testing arrow held in his right hand, leaning on bow held in his left hand and set on ground to right; monogram to outer left. SC 718 (this coin referenced); Le Rider, Antioche 21 (A6/P13) = CSE 40 = A. Houghton, "The Tarik Darreh (Kangavar) Hoard" in MN 25 (1980), 4 (this coin); WSM 987α = Jameson 2345 = Weber 7858 (same dies); HGC 9, 299e. Some light scratches. EF. Extremely rare, only three noted by Le Rider, and this is the only example in CoinArchives.

From the Weise Collection. Ex Triton VI (14 January 2003), lot 450; Arthur Houghton Collection; Tarik Darreh Hoard (CH II, 70 = CH VII, 78).


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.