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451, Lot: 274. Estimate $100.
Sold for $140. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 14.44 g, 1h). In the name and types of the Seleucid king Philip I Philadelphus. Dated year 31of the Caesarean Era (19/18 BC). Diademed head of Philip I right within fillet border / Zeus Nicephorus seated left; monogram to inner left and below throne, ΑΛ (date) and thunderbolt in exergue; pellet above Zeus’ arm and pellet behind his waist and to right of monogram below throne; all within wreath. Prieur 24; McAlee 25 (this coin illustrated); RPC I 4147; SC 2491.21; HGC 9, 1360v. Toned, some porosity. Good Fine. Extremely rare, only one known to Prieur, and none in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection, purchased privately from Richard McAlee.