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451, Lot: 284. Estimate $150.
Sold for $160. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Vespasian. AD 69-79. AR Tetradrachm (23.5mm, 14.77 g, 12h). Dated “New Holy Year” 1 (AD 69). Laureate head right / Eagle standing left on club, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; palm frond to left; A in exergue. Prieur 132A (this coin); McAlee 355, note 279; RPC II 1970. Lightly toned, a few light scratches and marks. VF. Extremely rare, two known to Prieur, and none in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Cisjordania Hoard I, no. 172 (1996).