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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 
Triton XXII, Lot: 703. Estimate $500.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Aradus. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 13.79 g, 12h). Struck AD 215-217. AVTO KAI M A ANTΩNO-C CЄB, laureate head right / ΔHMAPX ЄΞ VΠATOC T Δ, eagle standing facing, head right, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; crescent between legs. Prieur 1255 (this coin, illustrated); Bellinger –. EF, toned. Extremely rare, the sole coin cited by Prieur for this variety.


From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Christie’s (9 December 1991), lot 161; Superior (30 May 1980), lot 2441.