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Triton XXI, Lot: 192. Estimate $500.
Sold for $325. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Commodus. AD 177-192. BI Tetradrachm (25mm, 13.54 g, 12h). Dated RY 30 of Marcus Aurelius (AD 189/190). [M A] KOM ANTω CЄB ЄVCЄB, laureate head right / Bust of Selene left; crescent moon before, L Λ (date) behind. Köln 2252; Dattari (Savio) 3889; K&G 41.124; Emmett 2558.30; Staffieri, Alexandria In Nummis 190 (this coin). Good VF, attractive find patina with one area of green on the obverse. Exceptional and struck on a broad flan for the issue.

From the Giovanni Maria Staffieri Collection. Ex Kerry K. Wetterstrom Collection (Classical Numismatic Auctions IV, 21 September 1988), lot 305.