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CNG 111, Lot: 544. Estimate $300.
Sold for $340. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Emesa. Macrinus. AD 217-218. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 12.52 g, 6h). Officina O. Laureate head right / Eagle standing facing, head and tail left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; O below beak; between legs, radiate and draped bust of Shamash left. Prieur 1004. EF, lustrous, reverse die break.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Garth R. Drewry Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 69, 8 June 2005), lot 1214; Coin Galleries (13 February 1991), lot 460; Jess Peters 114 (INS Sale, Philadelphia, 19 January 1984), lot 133.