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Triton XXII, Lot: 756. Estimate $500.
Sold for $350. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MESOPOTAMIA, Edessa. Macrinus. AD 217-218. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 11.22 g, 12h). AV K M ΟΠ CЄV MAKPЄINOC C, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMAPX ЄΞ VΠATOC, eagle standing facing, head right, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; shrine with pediment between legs. Prieur 864; Bellinger 142 var. (obv. legend). Good VF, toned, faint porosity. Very rare.


From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Robert Gait Collection, 559; Springfield Collection (Part II, Bowers & Ruddy, 27 December 1982), lot 3085.