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Lot 3553       Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $500

SYRIA, Kingdom of, Antiochus II, (261-246 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.59 grams), Series III, Seleucia on Tigris mint, issued 255-246 B.C., obv. diademed head of Antiochus I to right, rev. Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow and bow, on right, **BASILEWS and to left **ANTIOXOU, to left and right monograms, (cf.S.6886, Newell ESM 189, ACNAC Houghton 963, BMC 18). Horn silver on the reverse, otherwise good very fine/nearly very fine, scarce.

Ex. Spink & Son, London, auction sale, March 15, 1984 (lot 369 part). Newell notes a total of 12 tetradrachms of this type in public and private collections.

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