Estimate: 350 CHF
Price realized: 360 CHF
PHOENICIA. Aradus. Macrinus, 217-218. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 13.51 g, 7 h). [•A]•K•M•ΟΠ•CЄ•MAKPINOC Laureate head of Macrinus to right, with slight drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ЄΞ ΥΠΑTOC Eagle with spread wings standing facing, head to left and holding wreath in beak; between the eagle's legs, crescent. Prieur 1277 (3 examples recorded). Very rare. Beautifully toned and with an unusual portrait. Slightly rough, otherwise, good very fine.
From the collection of Regierungsrat Dr. iur. Hans Krähenbühl, ex Münzen & Medaillen AG FPL 336, July 1972, 45.