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451, Lot: 295. Estimate $200.
Sold for $355. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Hadrian. AD 117-138. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 9.69 g, 6h). Struck AD 118. Laureate and cuirassed bust right, slight drapery / Eagle standing facing on leg and thigh of animal, head and tail left, with wings spread; palm frond to right. Prieur 155 (this coin); McAlee 532; RPC III 3687.8 (this coin cited). Toned, minor roughness and metal flaws. VF. Very rare, only six known to Prieur, and five in CoinArchives.


From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Auctions XXI (26 June 1992), lot 479; Classical Numismatic Review (Vol. XVI, No. 4, 1991), no. 310.