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89001431
Triton XV, Lot: 1431. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Decapolis. Capitolias. Elagabalus. AD 218-222. Æ (26mm, 14.08 g, 12h). Dated CY 122 (AD 219). AAV K MA • - ANTWN[IN], laureate and cuirassed bust right, slight drapery / Zeus seated left, extending right hand and holding eagle-tipped scepter in left, within octastyle temple with broad architrave supporting pediment surmounted by [statuary group between two crenellated towers]; [PKB] (date) across upper field, [IЄP] upward to right, ACV downward to left, KAПITW. Spijkerman 24; SNG ANS 1276 (same dies); Rosenberger 16 (same dies). Good VF, dark green patina with earthen highlights. Rare and exceptional for issue.