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Triton XXII, Lot: 689. Estimate $300.
Sold for $225. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

COELESYRIA, Damascus. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 11.88 g, 6h). Struck AD 215-217. AVT KAI AN-TωNINOC CЄ-[B], laureate bust right, slight drapery / ΔHMAPX ЄΞ VΠATOC TO Δ, eagle standing facing, head left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; between legs, ram’s head left. J. Nurpetlian, “Damascene tetradrachms of Caracalla,” AJN 26 (2014), 6 (O1/R5 – this coin, illustrated on pl. 50); Prieur 1207; Bellinger –. Near EF, toned. Rare with this bust type.


From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Robert Gait Collection, 669.