Davissons, Ltd. > E-Auction 47Auction date: 6 September 2023
Lot number: 116

Price realized: 500 USD   (Approx. 467 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

Septimius Severus. A.D. 193-211. Æ sestertius. 22.57 gm. 32 mm. Rome mint. Struck A.D. 196-197. His laureate and cuirassed bust right; L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VIII / Septimius Severus on horseback right, raising hand in salutation; before, a soldier advancing right, looking left, leading the emperor's horse; ADVENTVI AVG FELICI-SSIM-O S C. RIC IV.1 719b. Very Fine; attractive brown patina; 19th-century smoothing/tooling on both obverse and reverse.

Ex Harlan Berk BBS 144 (13 July 2005) lot 491.

Commemorates Septimius's return to Rome after defeating Albinus at Lugdunum in February A.D. 196.

Estimate: 400 USD