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CNG 111, Lot: 541. Estimate $300.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 12.45 g, 12h). Struck circa AD 215-217. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing facing on club, head and tail right, with wings spread and holding wreath in beak; star between its legs. Prieur 232 (this coin); McAlee 685. EF, lightly toned with underlying luster, some minor roughness. Very rare, six known to Prieur, and one in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Auctiones AG 16 (1 October 1986), lot 214.