Ancient Gold Coins - Roman

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Lot 3596    Session 12 (11.30am Thursday)    Ancient Gold Coins - Roman

Estimate $22,000
SOLD $22,000

SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, (A.D. 193-211), gold aureus, Rome mint, issued A.D. 195, (7.26 gm), obv. laureate head of Septimius Severus to right, around L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VII, rev. around DIVI M P II F PM TR P III COS II P P, Victory advancing to left, holding wreath and trophy, (S.-, RIC 66, C.-, Calico 2448). Good extremely fine, about as struck with a spectacular portrait, of very fine style and very rare.

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