Roman Silver & Bronze

  PrevNext  

Lot 3686       Roman Silver & Bronze

Estimate $100
SOLD $90

SEVERUS ALEXANDER, (A.D. 222-235), AE dupondius, Rome mint, issued A.D. 222-231 (10.7 grams), obv. radiate head of Severus Alexander to right, around IMP SEV ALE XANDER AVG, rev. emperor standing to left with sceptre and extended right hand, around RESTITVT O R MON, S C across field, (S.2275 [£125 and type illustrated p.218], RIC 601, C.518, BMC 546F). Flan crack, bronze patination, strong portrait and large flan, nearly very fine and rare.

Ex. Sir Charles Oman collection, Christie's, February 7, 1968 (lot 196 part) and a duplicate from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts with their distinctive ticket.

Estimate / sale price does not include buyer's premium (currently 22% including GST) which is added to hammer price. All bids are executed on the understanding that the Terms & Conditions of sale have been read and accepted. For information on grading and estimates please refer to the Buying at Auction advice.

Quick find

View a lot by number and sale.

Adjacent lots

  • Lot 3684  

    SEVERUS ALEXANDER, (A.D. 222-235), AE sestertius, Rome mint, issued A.D. 228 (19.8 grams), obv. laureate ...

    Estimate $100

  • Lot 3685  

    SEVERUS ALEXANDER, (A.D. 222-235), AE Sestertius, issued 231-235, Rome mint, obv. laureate bust to right ...

    Estimate $80

  • Lot 3686   This lot

    SEVERUS ALEXANDER, (A.D. 222-235), AE dupondius, Rome mint, issued A.D. 222-231 (10.7 grams), obv. radiate ...

    Estimate $100

  • Lot 3687  

    SEVERUS ALEXANDER, (A.D.222-235), AE dupondius, issued 222-231, Rome mint, (10.3 grams), obv. radiate bust to ...

    Estimate $120

  • Lot 3688  

    MAXIMINUS I, (A.D. 235-238), AE sestertius, Rome mint, (26.0 grams), obv. laureate bust of Maximinus ...

    Estimate $700