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Triton XXII, Lot: 734. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

JUDAEA, Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem). Macrinus. AD 217-218. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 13.03 g, 12h). [AV]T K M ΟΠЄΛ C MAKPINOC C, laureate head right / ΔHMAPX ЄΞ VΠATOC Π Π, eagle standing facing on thyrsus, head left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; wine jar between legs, ivy leaf in exergue. Cf. Meshorer, Aelia 96b; Prieur 1642; cf. Bellinger 358; Sofaer 91. Good VF, lightly toned, some scratches and spots of verdigris. Very rare.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Künker 136 (10 March 2008), lot 1114 (since cleaned); Lanz 138 (26 November 2007), lot 762.