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Triton XXII, Lot: 603. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 12.93 g, 12h). Struck AD 205-207. AVT KAI ANTΩNЄINOC, laureate head right / ΔHMAPX ЄΞ 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 199 (this coin illustrated); McAlee 665 (this coin cited). Near EF, toned. Extremely rare, only 2 cited by Prieur.


From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Leu 65 (21 May 1996), lot 422; Schweizerische Kreditanstalt 3 (19 April 1995), lot 635; Hess-Leu 45 (12 May 1970), lot 589.