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Triton XXII, Lot: 682. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Laodicea ad Mare. Geta. As Caesar, AD 198-209. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 12.67 g, 12h). Struck AD 207-208. KAICAP ΓЄTAC, bareheaded and draped bust right / VΠA-TOC TO A, eagle standing facing, head left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; star between legs. Prieur & Amandry Group II, 29; McAlee, Severan, Group II, 21 (this coin cited); Prieur 1145 (this coin illustrated). EF, lightly toned. Extremely rare, 1 of only 2 known to Prieur.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Robert Gait Collection, 656; Numismatic Fine Arts XX (9 March 1988), lot 267; Numismatic Fine Arts XII (23 March 1983), lot 332.