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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 274

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos Hierax. Circa 242-227 BC. AR Tetradrachm (31mm, 16.95 g, 11h). Parion mint.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 274.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

Greek, Silver

Estimate: $ 5 000

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SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos Hierax. Circa 242-227 BC. AR Tetradrachm (31mm, 16.95 g, 11h). Parion mint. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ [A]NTIOXOY, Apollo, testing arrow in his right hand, left hand on bow set on ground to right, seated left on omphalos; in exergue, facing head of pan and monogram (engraved over another monogram). SC 836.2; Seyrig, Parion 27 var. (dies III/– [unlisted rev. die]); WSM 1462; HGC 9, 403a; ANS inv. 1977.158.652 (same dies). Minor die wear. EF. Very rare. Fine style portrait.

From the MNL Collection, purchased from Pars Coins, March 2014.

The dies used for this coin were originally used to strike SC 836.5; see Seyrig, Trésors 1.42 (= BN inv. 1971.924), for an example of these dies with the original control marks.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 19 May 2021 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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