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451, Lot: 315. Estimate $150.
Sold for $160. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Macrinus. AD 217-218. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 14.16 g, 11h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Eagle standing facing on leg and thigh of sacrificial animal, head and tail right, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; · Δ · · Є · flanking head. Prieur 246A; McAlee 722. Toned with some underlying luster, a touch of porosity. Good VF. Extremely rare, three known to Prieur, and two in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection, purchased from Amphora Coins.