SYRIA. Seleucis and Pieria. Emesa. Macrinus (217-218). Tetradrachm.
Obv: AVT K M OΠ CЄ MAKPI / NOC CЄB (read from lower right, partially retrograde and inverted).
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Rev: ΔHMAPX ЄΞ VΠATOC Π Π.
Eagle standing facing, head left, with wings spread and wreath in beak; O below beak; between legs, radiate and draped bust of Shamash left.
Prieur 1006 (same dies as illustration).
Extremely rare, with Prieur citing just one specimen.
Condition: Near extremely fine, mark on the reverse.
Weight: 12.34 g.
Diameter: 26 mm.
|Price realized||220 EUR 9 bids|
|Starting price||80 EUR|