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CNG 111, Lot: 602. Estimate $200.
Sold for $220. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Valerian II. Caesar, AD 256-258. Potin Tetradrachm (21.5mm, 12.41 g, 11h). Dated RY 4 of Valerian I and Gallienus (AD 256/257). Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Draped bust of Serapis left, wearing ornate calathus; L ∆ (date) across upper field, scepter behind. Köln 2995; Dattari (Savio) 5364 (Saloninus); K&G 92.6; Emmett 3769.4 (R5). VF, dark brown surfaces, some porosity. Extremely rare, with one example in CoinArchives.

From the New Orleans Collection.