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451, Lot: 333. Estimate $150.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Philip II. As Caesar, AD 244-247. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 10.70 g, 12h). Struck AD 247. Radiate and draped bust left / Eagle standing left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; ANTIOXIA/S C in two lines in exergue. Prieur –; McAlee 1027A (this coin illustrated). Toned with underlying luster, small stain on obverse, a touch of porosity. EF. Extremely rare, Prieur did not own this example when he published his book, and none in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection.