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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 
Triton XXII, Lot: 693. Estimate $300.
Sold for $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

COELESYRIA, Heliopolis. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 12.71 g, 11h). Struck AD 215-217. AVT K M A AN-[T]ωNЄINOC CЄB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAPX ЄΞ [VΠATOC] T[O] Δ, eagle standing facing, head right, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; between legs, star above lion advancing right. Prieur 1197 (this coin illustrated); Bellinger 214. EF, toned. Extremely rare with this bust type, 4 cited by Prieur, none in CoinArchives.


From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Sotheby’s (8 July 1996), lot 143; Leu 42 (12 May 1987), lot 363.