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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 736. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $825. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CYPRUS, Koinon of Cyprus. Caracalla. AD 198-217. Æ 31mm (21.29 g, 6h). Radiate, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / KOIN-ON KVPRIWN, temple of Aphrodite Paphius with three bays, each surmounted by dove; in central bay, conical stone surmounted by ornate top and flanked by stars; semi-circular forecourt. BMC 63; SNG Copenhagen 92 var. (bust type). VF, black-green patina.

From the Alexandre de Barros Collection. Ex Garth R. Drewry Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 69, 8 June 2005), lot 1195 (realized $700).