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Lot 208: SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Antiochos I and Berenike Æ17 (circa 280-221 BC).

AUCTION:  Sale 281

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  • Sold Winning Bid: $156
  • 3 Bid(s)
Description

Obv: BEPENIKHE behind head of Berenike struck at right angle over head of Ptolemy right, in a unique overstrike.
Rev: Eagle left with wings spread left, struck at right angle over Apollo seated left, countermark on breast of eagle.

SNG Spaer 206 (Antiochos I) / Svoronos 1056 (Berenike).

Condition: Very Fine.

Weight: 3.92 gm.
Diameter: 17.69 mm.

A very interesting example with bold undertype and full name of Berenike

Lot Details
  • Offered By: VAuctions
  • Lot #: 208
  • Listing #: 180007
  • Closed: Thursday, May 10, 2012 5:43:30 PM CT
  • Estimate: $145