An extremely rare tetradrachm of Antiochos III from Seleukeia on the Kalykadnos
Lot 127
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos III ‘the Great’, 222-187 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.07 g, 1 h), probably Seleukeia on the Kalykadnos, circa 210-200. Diademed head of Antiochos III to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ - ANTIOXOY Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in his right hand and resting his left on grounded bow; to outer left, forepart of a horse to left above monogram of AN. SC pl. 51, 1016 (same dies). WSM 1331. Extremely rare. A beautiful example of this interesting issue with a bold and impressive portrait. Very light doubling on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.


From the collection of Regierungsrat Dr. iur. Hans Krähenbühl, ex Tkalec & Rauch, 16-17 November 1987, 146 (with original dealer's ticket).
Estimate:
1500 CHF
Starting price:
1200 CHF
Current bid:
1200 CHF
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100 CHF
Minimum bid:
1300 CHF
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Closing time: 23-Oct-21, 06:00:00 CEST
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