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451, Lot: 338. Estimate $150.
Sold for $220. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Trajan Decius. AD 249-251. BI Tetradrachm (26mm, 12.93 g, 12h). 1st officina. Struck AD 249-250. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; • below / Eagle standing left on palm frond, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; S C in exergue. Prieur 515 (this coin); McAlee 1122a. Attractive find patina. Near EF. Extremely rare, three known to Prieur, and none in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection, purchased privately from Baldwin’s, 1991.