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    SYRIA. Antioch. Augustus (27 BC-AD 14). AR tetradrachm (15.31 gm). NGC AU 4/5 - 4/5. Dated year 29 of the Actian era and Cos 12 (3 BC). Laureate head of Augustus right, bead-and-reel border / Tyche of Antioch seated right on rocky outcropping, holding palm frond; below, half-length figure of river-god Orontes swimming right; in right field, monogram and IB (consular date) above monogram, ΘK (date) above. Prieur 53. Very rare - only 3 examples cited by Prieur. Very attractive rainbow-toned surfaces.

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