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CNG 85, Lot: 672. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Aradus. Diadumenian. As Caesar, AD 217-218. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 14.10 g, 12h). Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΔHMA[PX] ЄΞ [YΠAT]A, eagle standing facing, head and tail right, with wings displayed, holding wreath in beak; between legs, hear of bull right. Rouvier -; cf. Bellinger 248; Prieur 1254 var. (eagle head and tail left). Good VF, some porosity. Overstruck on an uncertain undertype. Apparently unique variety of an extremely rare issue.