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Triton XXII, Lot: 755. Estimate $500.
Sold for $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MESOPOTAMIA, Edessa. Macrinus. AD 217-218. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 11.82 g, 12h). AV[T] K M ΟΠ C-Є MAKPINOC C, laureate bust right, slight drapery / ΔHMAPX ЄΞ VΠATOC, eagle standing facing, head right, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; shrine with pediment between legs. Prieur 856 (this coin illustrated); Bellinger –. EF, lightly toned. Rare, 1 of 4 cited by Prieur.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Auctions XI (3 May 1990), lot 194.