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Ex Prieur, Hindamian, & Allotte de la Fuÿe Collection

CNG 111, Lot: 554. Estimate $500.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Laodicea ad Mare. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 15.93 g, 11h). Struck AD 205-207. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing facing, head and tail left, with wings spread; star between legs. Prieur 1131 (this coin); Prieur & Amandry Group I, 11 (obv. of this coin illustrated on pl. XV); McAlee, Severan, Group I, 7 (this coin cited). Good VF, toned, a few deposits. Excellent style portrait. Extremely rare, only one known to Prieur, and none in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Y. E. Hindamian Collection (Ciani & Vinchon, 6 February 1956), lot 632; Allotte de la Fuÿe Collection (Florange-Ciani, 17 February 1925), lot 1000.