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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 740. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Emesa. Caracalla. AD 198-217. Æ 30mm (22.30 g, 12h). Dated 527 SE (AD 215/6). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tetrastyle Temple of Emesa facing slightly right, viewed in perspective; date in exergue. SNG München 817 var. (temple left; same obv. die); SNG Copenhagen -. Good VF, black-green patina with traces of orange overtones.

From the Alexandre de Barros Collection.