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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 381

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.02 g, 6h). Ekbatana mint. Struck circa 295-281 BC.


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 381.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 3 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SELEUKID EMPIRE. Seleukos I Nikator. 312-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 17.02 g, 6h). Ekbatana mint. Struck circa 295-281 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; in left field, monogram above horizontal anchor above forepart of horse grazing left, monogram below throne. SC 204.3; ESM 487δ (same dies); HGC 9, 12k; CSE 1126 (same dies); Pozzi 2915 (same obv. die); A. Spaer, “A Hoard from the Qazvin Area” in CH I, 78 (this coin [?]). Deeply toned. EF. High relief.

From the MNL Collection, purchased from Akropolis Coins, November 2012. Reportedly ex John J. Slocum Collection (not in 1997 Sotheby’s sale); 1964 Qazvin, Media Hoard (IGCH 1796 = CH I 58).


The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 2, which begins 13 May 2020 at 2 PM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

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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