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55783 Order
Ionia, Magnesia

AR Tetradrachm, 16.95g. 30.5mm. c.190-180 B.C. magistrate: Pausanius, son of Pausanius. Diademed and draped bust of Artemis to right; bow and quiver on shoulder. Rev. Apollo standing to left leaning on tripod and holding laurel branch with fillets; meander pattern below; wreath around. SNG von Aulock 7922. Toned.


Ex: Phoibos collection, Munich, c.1950's-1980's

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Extremely Fine $2,350.00

55371 Order
Seleukid Kings, Antiochos II, 261-246 B.C.

AR Tetradrachm, 17.09g. 27mm. Sardes mint, c.261-264 B.C. Diademed head of the deified Antiochos I to right. Rev. Apollo seated to left on omphalos holding a bow and arrow; monograms below. SC 518d. Newell, WSM 1387 and pl. LVI,2(same dies). Magnificent sculptural portrait of the elderly Antiochos I in high relief and with fine toning.


Ex: E. J. Waddell, E Auction, May 4, 2005, lot 12.
Ex: Manhattan Sale II, New York, Peter Gruber collection, Auction January 4, 2011, lot 69.
Ex: William Rudman collection
Ex: Lebanese family collection, c.1900.

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Extremely Fine $35,000.00

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