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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 387

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos II Theos. 261-246 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.95 g, 11h). Myrina mint.


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 387.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 8 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos II Theos. 261-246 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.95 g, 11h). Myrina mint. Diademed head of Antiochos I right (of ‘rejuvenated’ portrait model) / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Herakles seated left on rock draped with lion skin, placing right hand on club set on ground to left, left hand on rock; amphora to outer right, monogram and arrowhead right in exergue. SC Ad116 (same dies as illustration); HGC 9, 241b corr. (SC numbers). Toned, a little porosity. Good VF. Well centered. Extremely rare, only one other recorded.

From the MNL Collection, purchased from Apollo Numismatics, March 2014.


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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