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Ex Rhousopoulos Collection

Triton XXII, Lot: 752. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MESOPOTAMIA, Edessa. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 13.17 g, 12h). Struck AD 215-217. AVT K M A ANTΩNЄINOC C, laureate and cuirassed bust left, with shield decorated with gorgoneion over shoulder / ΔHMAPX ЄΞ VΠATOC TO Δ, eagle standing facing, head right, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; shrine with pediment between legs. Prieur 847 (this coin illustrated); Bellinger 140. Good VF, toned, flatly struck in a couple of areas. Only 5 cited by Prieur, 4 in CoinArchives.


From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Anastasios Rhousopoulos Collection (J. Hirsch XIII, 15 May 1905), lot 4459.