Nomos AG > obolos 24Auction date: 21 August 2022
Lot number: 413

Price realized: 360 CHF   (Approx. 377 USD / 372 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Cleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII, 126/5-121/0 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 7.80 g, 12 h), uncertain mint, probably in northern Syria (Damascus?), 122-121(?). Jugate busts of Cleopatra, veiled and diademed, and Antiochos VIII, diademed, to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΡΑΣ ΘΕΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Nike advancing left, holding wreath in outstretched right hand; to left, monograms of PE and HP; in exergue, grape bunch. HGC 9, 1190 (R1-2). Cf. SC 2265.2 (no grapes). Very rare. Dark brown and tan patina. Light scratches, otherwise, good fine.

From the Thomas Kirby Collection, USA, ex Triskeles 23, 6 April 2018, 198.

Starting price: 75 CHF