LYDIA. Saitta. Septimius Severus, 193-211. Diassarion (Bronze, 25 mm, 8.10 g, 5 h), Andronikos, archon, 194-195. AY KAIC Λ CЄΠ CЄOHPOC ΠЄP Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. ЄΠI ANΔPONЄIKOY APX A CAIT/T-H/ΩN/N Mên standing front, head to left, wearing Phrygian cap and with crescent on his shoulders, holding pine cone in his right hand and scepter in his left. Amandry 1. BMC 42-3. SNG Leypold 1162. SNG von Aulock 3098. A lovely piece with attractive earthen highlights. Very fine.
From the Saitta Collection.
This coin and the following two lots 457-458 were struck from the same obverse die.