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Triton XXII, Lot: 602. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 14.43 g, 12h). Struck AD 205-207. AVT KAI ANTΩNЄINO-C CЄB, laureate head right / ΔHMAPX Є-Ξ VΠATO B, Tyche seated right on rocky outcropping, holding grain ears and poppy in right hand; below, half-length figure of river-god Orontes swimming right. Prieur 197 (this coin illustrated); McAlee 666 (this coin illustrated). Good VF, toned. Extremely rare, possibly the third known.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex M&M Numismatics 1 (7 December 1997), lot 255; Münzen und Medaillen AG 61 (7 October 1982), lot 174.