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Lot # 251 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$300 / Price Realized: US$700
Seleucid Kingdom. Antiochus I. Tetradrachm
Seleucid Kingdom. Antiochus I. 281-261 BC. Tetradrachm, 17.23gg. (8h). EcbatanaObv: Diademed head of Antiochus I right. Rx: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Apollo, slight drapery on right thigh, seated left on omphalos, holding three arrows and resting left hand on grounded bow; by his legs forepart of horse grazing left (mintmark); monograms in inner left field above and below arrows. SC 409.2e. Houghton Coll. 1139 (same dies). Rare with the two monograms on the reverse in mirror-image form: our coin is from the same dies as Houghton Collection 1139, the only example of this variety cited by Seleucid Coins. EF.

Ex Philip T. Ashton Collection. Purchased from Calgary Coins, May 1998.

"At Ecbatana, the Apollo on omphalos reverse has the local peculiarity that the god holds three arrows" (SC p. 147).
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