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Triton XXII, Lot: 665. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Laodicea ad Mare. Septimius Severus. AD 193-211. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 13.73 g, 12h). Struck AD 208-209. AVT KAI CЄOVHPOC CЄ, laureate and draped bust right / ΔHMAPX ЄΞ VΠATOC TO Γ, eagle standing facing, head right, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; star between legs. Prieur & Amandry Group III, 34a; McAlee, Severan, Group III, 25; Prieur 1150. Near EF, toned. Extremely rare, only 1 cited by Prieur with eagle’s head right.


From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Group CEM (Classical Numismatic Group 91, 19 September 2012), lot 639 (hammer $1800).