Estimate: 1500 CHF
Price realized: 3000 CHF
SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Otho, 69. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 14.00 g, 1 h), RY 1 = 69. ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤⲰΡ•M•OΘⲰN KAICAP CЄΒΑCΤΟC Laureate head of Otho to right. Rev. ЄΤΟ[ΥC A] Eagle with spread wings standing left on wreath, holding wreath in beak; between eagle's legs, crescent; in field to left, palm frond. McAlee 316. Prieur 101. RPC I 4199. Nicely toned and with a wonderful portrait of fine style. Good very fine.
From the collection of Regierungsrat Dr. iur. Hans Krähenbühl, ex Münzen & Medaillen AG 41, 18-19 June 1970, 598, and from the collection of W. Niggeler, Bank Leu/Münzen & Medaillen AG, 21-22 October 1966, 666.