Roman Silver & Bronze
CLODIUS ALBINUS, (A.D. 195-197), silver denarius, Rome mint (RIC), but now attributed to Alexandria mint (by Bickford-Smith), issued A.D. 193, (2.24 grams), obv. bare head of Clodius Albinus to right, around D CLOD SEP T ALBIN CAES, rev. around FELICI [TA S C]OS II, Felicitas standing to left holding sceptre and caduceus, (S.-, cf.RIC 4, cf.RSC 15). Large head type, good very fine and rare.
Ex Roger A. Bickford-Smith Collection (d. Jan. 1997), CNG Sale 47 (lot 1756 part illustrated). See Roger A. Bickford-Smith, 'The Imperial Mints in the East for Septimius Severus', Rivista Italiana, 1994/1995, No.8 (Pl.I, 8), for the attribution of this rare type to Alexandria mint.
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