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Triton XXII, Lot: 641. Estimate $300.
Sold for $350. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Emesa. Macrinus. AD 217-218. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 12.42 g, 1h). Officina A. AVT K M OΠ CЄ MAKPINOC C-Є-B, laureate bust right, slight drapery / Δ[H]MAPX ЄΞ [VΠATOC Π Π], eagle standing facing, head left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; A beneath eagle’s head; between legs, radiate bust of Shamash left. Prieur 962 (this coin illustrated); Bellinger 199 var. (bust type). EF, toned, some light porosity. Rare with drapery on bust.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXII (2 September 1992), lot 685.