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451, Lot: 309. Estimate $150.
Sold for $180. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 13.94 g, 12h). Struck circa AD 215-217. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing facing on club, head and tail right, with wings spread and holding wreath in beak; star between its legs. Prieur 232; McAlee 685 (this coin illustrated). Lightly toned, some porosity. Good VF. Very rare, six known to Prieur, and two in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection.