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451, Lot: 286. Estimate $150.
Sold for $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Vespasian, with Titus as Caesar. AD 69-79. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 14.63 g, 12h). Dated “New Holy Year” 2 (AD 69/70). Small laureate bust of Vespasian left, with slight drapery, above an eagle standing left, wings spread / Laureat bust of Titus right; star to left, barred B (date) to right. Prieur 110; McAlee 332; RPC II 1943. Toned, a little porosity, a few light scratches, slight die shift on Vespasian’s bust. VF. Very rare, eight known to Prieur, and five in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Cisjordania Hoard I, no. 318 (1996).