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451, Lot: 330. Estimate $150.
Sold for $180. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Philip II. As Caesar, AD 244-247. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 11.00 g, 12h). Struck AD 244. Bareheaded and draped bust right / Eagle standing facing on palm frond, head left and tail right, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; S C in exergue. Prieur 328 corr. (bust not cuirassed); McAlee 1007. Lightly toned with underlying luster, a few spots of verdigris. Near EF. Extremely rare, four known to Prieur, and none in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection.