PAMPHYLIA, Perge. Septimius Severus.
|CNG 85, Lot: 592. Estimate $300.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 193-211. Æ (35mm, 35.22 g, 12h). AV • K • Λ • CЄ • CЄOVHPOC • Π • C, ЄB below bust, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΠЄP Γ A IΩN, cultic xoanon
of Artemis Pergaia, flanked by sphinx set on low basis, star and crescent on either side above; all within distyle temple façade; pediment decorated with eagle standing right, head left, with wings displayed and floral acroteria. Cf. SNG France 422 (for general type, but with different legends); cf. SNG Pfälzer 315 (smaller denomination); SNG von Aulock -; cf. SNG Copenhagen 322 (for general type, but with different legends); BMC -. VF, dark brown patina with traces of red, light scratch under patina on obverse, areas of minor smoothing. Apparently unpublished with these legends.