ANTIOCHUS HIERAX SILVER TETRADRACHM – RARE ISSUE OF ALEXANDRIA TROAS PUBLISHED AND ILLUSTRATED IN NEWELL’S WESTERN SELEUCID MINTS – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED GREEK SELEUCID SELEUKID COIN (Inv. 13865)
SELEUCID KINGDOM. ANTIOCHOS HIERAX, ca. 242-227 B.C.
Silver tetradrachm ,16.78 g., 35 mm., mint of Alexandria Troas.
Obv. Diademed head of Antiochos right.
Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ, Apollo seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in right hand and resting left on grounded bow, torch in left field, 2 control monogram in outer left field, grazing horse in exergue.
SC 875.4; WSM 1517γ (this coin listed and illustrated as PLATE COIN)
Ex Christie’s New York. 5/2/1989, lot 742; Naville X, 6/15/1925, lot 894.
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, the exceptional pedigree listed on the label.