E-Auction 47 Aftersale Lot 69

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E-Auction 47 Aftersale Lot 69

MOESIA INFERIOR. Marcianopolis. Septimius Severus. A.D. 193-211. Æ. 13.39 gm. 27 mm. Julius Faustinianus, consular legate. Struck circa A.D. 207-210. His laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; AV K CEΠΤΙ CEVHPOC Π / Dionysos standing left, pouring wine from kantharos and holding filleted thyrsos; to lower left, panther standing left, head turned back. H&J, Marcianopolis var. (obv. legend). Varbanov 784. Good Very Fine; dark green patina with earthen highlights. Bold well struck portrait.

Ex Freeman & Sear MBS 7 (22 February 2002) lot 88.

Septimius Severus and his wife Julia Domna and son Caracalla had a wide range of coins issued in the provinces. (Cf. note on Severan Dynasty group lot, 301)


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