SYRIA, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Vespasian, 69-79. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 15.05 g, 1 h), 'New Holy Year' 1 = 69. ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ ΟΥЄϹΠΑϹΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ϹЄΒΑ[ϹΤΟϹ] Laureate head of Vespasian to right. Rev. ЄΤΟΥϹ ΝЄΟΥ ΙЄΡΟ[Υ Α] Eagle with wings spread standing left on club, holding wreath in beak; before to left, palm frond; between the eagle's legs, crescent. McAlee 348. RPC II 1957. Prieur -. Extremely rare. A bold and attractive example of this interesting early issue with a splendid portrait. A few minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.