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451, Lot: 342. Estimate $150.
Sold for $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Trajan Decius. AD 249-251. BI Tetradrachm (25mm, 13.58 g, 6h). 1st officina. Struck AD 250-251. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; • below / Eagle standing right on palm frond, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; S C in exergue. Prieur 570 (this coin); McAlee 1127a/2 (this coin illustrated). Toned, some porosity. Good VF. Very rare, five known to Prieur, and none in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection.