A beautiful aureus of Septimius Severus
Lot 74
Septimius Severus, 193-211. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 7.44 g, 7 h), Rome, 193. IMP•CAE•L•SEP•SEV•PERT•AVG Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. VICT AVG TR P COS Victory advancing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond in her left. BMC 27. Calicó 2546 (same dies). Cohen 681 corr. (obverse legend). RIC 22. A beautiful and well pedigreed example with a splendid portrait. Extremely fine.


From the Birger Bentsen Collection of ancient gold coins, ex Numismatica Ars Classica 111, 24 September 2018, 188, Gorny & Mosch 207, 15 October 2012 and ex Lanz 86, 18 May 1998, 519 (with collector's ticket).
Starting price:
3500 CHF
Current bid:
3600 CHF
Bid increment:
200 CHF
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3800 CHF
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Closing time: 22-May-21, 10:36:30 CEST
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