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Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 1414. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $155. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. Æ As (15.04 g, 12h). Struck AD 14-37(?). Laureate head right / Large S C within laurel wreath composed of eight sets of leaves; no pellet in field. RPC 4264 var. (pellet in upper field); McAlee 207(d). VF.

From the Richard Prideaux Collection of Augustus.

This coin type began in the final year of Augustus’ reign, but may have possibly continued to be struck under the subsequent reign of Tiberius.