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Triton XXII, Lot: 598. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Commodus. As Caesar, AD 166-177. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 13.32 g, 12h). Struck AD 179. [AV]T KAIC KO-MMOΔOC CЄB, laureate head right / ΓЄP CAP ΔHM ЄΞ Δ [VΠAT] B, eagle standing facing on leg and thigh of animal, head left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; to lower right, ram’s head right; star in exergue. Prieur –; McAlee 641 (this coin, illustrated); RPC IV Online –. VF, toned, light graffiti in obverse field. Unique.


From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Garth Drewry Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 69, 8 June 2005), lot 1204; Berk BBS 105 (17 November 1998), lot 817.