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247, Lot: 237. Estimate $150.
Sold for $120. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Hadrian. AD 117-138. Æ As (25mm, 14.98 g, 1h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; laurel branch within rectangular incuse / Large S C; AB below; all within wreath. McAlee 536a; for c/m: Howgego 378. VF, dark brown patina, earthen deposits.

According to Howgego, the laurel branch countermark appears as an undertype on a Bar Kochba bronze, indicating that it was applied prior to 132-135 AD.