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143, Lot: 118. Estimate $100.
Sold for $111. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THRACE, Byzantium. Time of Marcus Aurelius. Circa AD 161-180. Æ 23mm (8.41 g). Helmeted and bearded head of Byzas right / Horse-headed prow of war galley left; waves and dolphin below; HP monogram behind. Cf. SNG Lewis 1229 (no ethnic on obverse; Z before head); SNG Copenhagen 508 (same obverse die); BMC p. 98, 57 var. (armed man on prow, holding parazonium and extending hand). VF, brown-green patina.

From the collection of Alexandre de Barros. Ex Classical Numismatic Group E68, lot 130.