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11000553
Triton XXII, Lot: 553. Estimate $750.
Sold for $2250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Tetradrachm (2627mm, 14.05 g, 12h). Dated year 27 of the Actian Era and Cos. XII (5/4 BC). KAIΣAPOΣ ΣE-BAΣTOV, laureate head right / ETOVΣ ZΚ (Actian era date) NIKHΣ, Tyche seated right on rocky outcropping, holding palm frond in right hand; below, half-length figure of river-god Orontes swimming right; in right field, monogram (VΥΠΑTOV) and IB (consular date) above monogram (=ANTIOXIEΩN?). Prieur 51; McAlee 181 (this coin illustrated); RPC I 4152; DCA 400. Good VF, toned, some minor porosity.


From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XVIII.2 (2nd Quarter, 1993), no. 334.