A beautiful aureus of Septimius Severus
Lot 2843
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, Leu Web Auction 16, 22-24 May 2021, 74 (with collector's ticket), ex Numismatica Ars Classica 111, 24 September 2018, 188, Gorny & Mosch 207, 15 October 2012 and ex Lanz 86, 18 May 1998, 519.
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