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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
11000555
Triton XXII, Lot: 555. Estimate $750.
Sold for $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 15.37 g, 12h). Dated year 36 of the Actian Era and 54 of the Caesarean Era (AD 6). KAIΣAPOΣ ΣE-BAΣTOV, laureate head right / ANTIOXEΩN MHTPOΠOΛEΩΣ, Tyche seated right on rocky outcropping, holding palm frond in right hand; below, half-length figure of river-god Orontes swimming right; ςΛ (Actian Era date) in field above; in right field, ΔN above monogram of Antioch. Prieur 57; McAlee 187 (this coin illustrated); RPC I 4158; DCA 401. Near EF, lightly toned, a couple minor scratches on obverse.


From the Michel Prieur Collection.