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Triton XXII, Lot: 679. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Laodicea ad Mare. Geta. As Caesar, AD 198-209. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 12.18 g, 12h). Struck AD 205-207. KAICAP ΓЄTAC, bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / VΠATOC TO A, eagle standing facing, head right, with wings spread; star between legs. Prieur & Amandry Group I, 17 (this coin, illustrated on pl. XV); McAlee, Severan, Group I, 14 (this coin, illustrated on pl. 4); Prieur 1134 (this coin). Good VF, toned. Extremely rare, particularly with eagle’s head to right. This coin the only specimen recorded by Prieur, 1 additional in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Richard McAlee Collection; Münzen und Medaillen AG 61 (7 October 1982), lot 190.