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Lot 59

Estimate: 750 CHF   |   Starting price: 600 CHF Price realized: 600 CHF
SELEUCID KINGDOM OF SYRIA. DEMETRIUS I SOTER, king 162-150 BC. Tetradrachm, Antiochia on the Orontes. AR 16.73 g. Diademed head r. within laurel wreath. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΔΗΜΗ - ΤΡΙΟΥ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Tyche, wearing long chiton and mantle, seated l. on throne decorated with winged tritoness; she holds cornucopiae with her l. hand, short scepter in her r. hand; in outer l. field, monogram. Houghton-Lorber II, 170, 1641.1b. Newell, SMA 100.
Excellent portrait and of very high relief. Extremely fine

Provenance: Auction Münzen und Medaillen AG, Basel 47 (1972), 525.

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