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451, Lot: 308. Estimate $150.
Sold for $140. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 13.19 g, 5h). Struck circa AD 214-215. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left / Eagle standing facing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal, head and tail right, with wings spread and holding wreath in beak. Prieur 222; McAlee 679 (this coin illustrated). Deeply toned, some light porosity. Good VF. Extremely rare, five known to Prieur, and one, this coin, in CoinArchives.


From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 43 (24 September 1997), lot 1107.