PHOENICIA. Tyre. Caracalla, 198-217. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 13.56 g, 11 h), 213-217. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟC CЄ Laureate head of Caracalla to right. Rev. •ΔΗΜΑΡX•ЄΞ•ΥΠΑΤΟC•ΤΟ•Δ• Eagle with spread wings standing facing on club, head to left and holding wreath in beak; between the eagle's legs, murex shell. Bellinger 303. Prieur 1547. A sharply struck piece with a bold portrait. Light deposits and with very minor roughness on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
From the Sam 'Duck' Reed Collection.