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Lot 58





Estimate: 1'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 800 CHF Price realized: 2'600 CHF
SELEUCID KINGDOM OF SYRIA. ANTIOCHUS III THE GREAT, king 223-187 BC. Drachm, Apamea on the Orontes (?), about 205-200. AR 4.03 g. Diademed head r. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Elephant r., in field r., monogram. Houghton-Lorber I, 405, 1065. Newell, ESM 631. A. Houghton, The Elephants of Nisibis, ANS NNM 31 (1986), 111, 40 (these dies).
Excellent portrait. Light tone. Extremely fine

Provenance:
The Sunrise collection 194
Auction TRITON, New York XVIII (2015), 151.

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