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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 739. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Emesa. Caracalla. AD 198-217. Æ 29mm (21.99 g, 1h). Dated 527 SE (AD 215/6). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Stone of Emesa enclosed within sacred precinct within hexastyle temple; rectangle in pediment; date across fields. SNG München 817 (same obv. die); SNG Copenhagen -. VF, black-green patina with orange overtones, overall roughness. Rare.

From the Alexandre de Barros Collection.