Syria, Seleucis & Pieria, Antiochia ad Orontem, (Antioch), Philip I, (A.D. 244-249), billon tetradrachm, (12.04 g), issued 248-9, obv. laureate cuirassed bust right of Philip I, around AVTOK K M IOVLI FILIPPOC CEB, rev. eagle facing open wings, head to right with wreath, around, DHMARC EXOUCIAC VPATO D, ANTIOXIA over S C in exergue, (cf.S.3958, McAlee 934, Prieur 445). Silvered surface, extremely fine and scarce.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously Noble Numismatics Sale 91, lot 3519. Also Gordon Parry Collection and from Gerhard Hirsch, Auction Sale 171, September 27, 1991 (lot 1192). With tickets.