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4510311

Prieur Plate Coin
Extemely Rare - Two Known to Prieur

451, Lot: 311. Estimate $150.
Sold for $260. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Caracalla. AD 198-217. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 14.90 g, 12h). Struck circa AD 215-217. Laureate and cuirassed bust right, slight drapery / Eagle standing facing, head and tail right, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; between legs, star above crescent. Prieur 237 (this coin); McAlee 690. Toned, some porosity, a few light cleaning scratches. Good VF. Extremely rare, two known to Prieur, and none in CoinArchives.


From the Michel Prieur Collection, purchased privately from Spink, 1991.