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One of the Last Roman Tetradrachms at Antioch

451, Lot: 351. Estimate $200.
Sold for $575. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUCIS and PIERIA, Antioch. Volusian. AD 251-253. BI Tetradrachm (25mm, 11.54 g, 6h). 7th officina. Struck AD 252-253. Radiate and draped bust right; Z below / Eagle standing facing, head and tail left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; Z between legs; S C in exergue. Prieur –; McAlee 1190f. Lightly toned with underlying luster, some minor porosity. EF. Extremely rare, Prieur did not own this example when he published his book, and none in CoinArchives.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Gorny & Mosch 199 (10 October 2011), lot 624.

One of the last Roman issues at Antioch