|Coins - Ancient - Greek|
|Realisation Price||280.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / The Pre-Long Beach Auction (#62) - 30/01/2011 / Greek Coins / Lot 3106
Syria, Seleukid Kingdom. Demetrios I, 162-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.25 g) minted at Antioch, 151-150 BC. VF Diademed head right of Demetrios I within laurel wreath border. Tyche seated left on throne, holding scepter and cornucopiae; in exergue, date (year 162 of the Seleukid era). Newell ( ) 130-132 (monograms off flan). During the year in which this coin was struck, Ptolemaic forces allied themselves with Cappadocians and Pergamenes to defeat Demetrios I. The king himself was killed in this battle. Estimated Value $200 - 250.