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Triton XXII, Lot: 750. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MESOPOTAMIA, Edessa. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 14.38 g, 12h). Struck AD 215-217. [AVT] K M A[V ANT]ΩNЄINOC CЄB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Caracalla right / ΔHMAPX ЄΞ VΠATOC T Δ, radiate head of Caracalla right set on eagle standing right, head left, with wings spread; shrine with pediment below. Prieur 841; Bellinger –. Near EF, toned, light roughness. Very rare, Prieur knew of only 1 example of this variety at the time of his publication, only this example in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Group CEM (Classical Numismatic Group 91, 19 September 2012), lot 698 (hammer $2,300).