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Triton XXII, Lot: 549. Estimate $500.
Sold for $2250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. temp. Gaius Cassius Longinus. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 15.58 g, 12h). In the name and types of Philip I Philadelphus. Dated year 6 of the Caesarean Era (44/3 BC). Diademed head right / [BA]ΣIΛE[ΩΣ]/[Φ]ΙΛΙΠΠO[Y] to right, EΠIΦANOVΣ/ΦIΛAΔΕΛΦO[V] to left, Zeus Nicephorus enthroned left; [thunderbolt] above, monogram of Antioch to lower inner left, monogram below throne, ς (date) in exergue; all within laurel wreath. Prieur 7; McAlee 7 (this coin illustrated); RPC I 4130; HGC 9, 1360d. Good VF, lightly toned. Rare.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 51 (15 September 1999), lot 985.