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Triton XXI, Lot: 212. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Maximinus I. AD 235-238. Potin Tetradrachm (23mm, 13.71 g, 12h). Dated RY 3 (AD 236/237). AVTO MAΞIMINOC ЄVC CЄB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Radiate and draped bust of Helios right; L Γ (date) across field. Köln 2570 var. (obv. legend); Dattari 4573; K&G 65.35; Emmett 3280.3; Staffieri, Alexandria In Nummis 213 (this coin). EF, toned with traces of silvering, a couple of verdigris spots on the obverse. Exceptional.

From the Giovanni Maria Staffieri Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXXI (9 September 1994), lot 1410.