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.
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

Match 1:
Davissons, Ltd. > E-Auction 48Auction date: 6 December 2023
Lot number: 106

Price realized: 160 USD   (Approx. 148 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:




Septimius Severus. A.D. 193-211. AR denarius. 2.96 gm. 16 mm. Emesa mint. Struck A.D. 194-195. His laureate head right; IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II / Moneta standing facing, head left, holding scales and cornucopia; MONET AVG. RIC IV.1 411a. RSC 330. Near Extremely Fine; bright surfaces; a few light marks; well centered and struck. Attractive Eastern mint example with Oriental cast to style.

Emesa was a caravan town in northwestern Syria, the hometown of Julia Domna, Severus's wife and a princess of the priestly ruling caste of the city.

Estimate: 100 USD

Match 2:
Davissons, Ltd. > E-Auction 48Auction date: 6 December 2023
Lot number: 121

Price realized: 100 USD   (Approx. 93 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:




Philip I. A.D. 244-249. Æ sestertius. 18.73 gm. 27 mm. Rome mint. Struck A.D. 245. His laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; IMP M IVL PHILIPPVS AVG / Emperor seated left on curule chair, holding globe and parazonium; P M TR P II COS P P S C. RIC IV.3 148a. Very Fine; dark brown and green patina; slight smoothing. Handsome portrait.

Estimate: 125 USD

Match 3:
Davissons, Ltd. > E-Auction 48Auction date: 6 December 2023
Lot number: 119

Price realized: 120 USD   (Approx. 111 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:




Maximinus I. A.D. 235-238. Æ sestertius. 14.08 gm. 26 mm. Rome mint. Struck A.D. 236. His laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG / Emperor standing left, leaning on spear and raising hand, between three standards; P M TR P II COS P P S C. RIC IV.2 33. Very Fine; dark brown patina; fine portrait.

Estimate: 125 USD

Match 4:
Davissons, Ltd. > E-Auction 47Auction date: 6 September 2023
Lot number: 147

Price realized: 100 USD   (Approx. 93 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:




Constantine I (the Great). A.D. 307/310-337. Æ follis. 3.2 gm. 22 mm. London mint. Struck A.D. 312-313. His laureate and cuirassed bust right; IMP CONSTANTINVS P AVG / Sol standing left, raising hand and holding globe; star to left; SOLI INVICTO COMITI around, PLN in exergue. RIC VI 281. Extremely Fine; crisply struck; area of weak strike on reverse.

Estimate: 100 USD

Match 5:
Davissons, Ltd. > E-Auction 48Auction date: 6 December 2023
Lot number: 101

Price realized: 325 USD   (Approx. 301 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:




Antoninus Pius. A.D. 138-161. Æ sestertius. 22.4 gm. 28 mm. Rome mint. Struck A.D. 148-149. His laureate and slightly draped bust right; ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TR P XII / Annona standing left, holding grain-ears over modius to left and anchor set on ground to right; ANNONA AVG around, S C across field, COS IIII in exergue. RIC III 854. Very Fine; beautiful orichalcum surfaces with some dark green highlights; slight roughness. Deeply struck and attractive, with fine style bust.

Estimate: 200 USD