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The Temple of Melikertes-Palaimon

Triton XX, Lot: 448. Estimate $4000.
Sold for $6000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CORINTHIA, Corinth. Marcus Aurelius. AD 161-180. Æ (27mm, 11.61 g, 9h). [I]M AVP AN–TONINVC (sic) AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right / Bull standing right before pine tree; to right, circular temple of Melikertes-Palaimon with domed roof and six columns, set on a stepped podium with central arched doorway; C L I COR in exergue. BCD Corinth 714 (same dies); BMC 615. EF, green-brown patina. Rare and exceptional for issue.