THRACE, Pautalia. Septimius Severus.
|CNG 88, Lot: 749. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 193-211. Æ Pentassarion (32mm, 17.41 g, 6h). Sicinius Clarus, hegemon
. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Volute crater filled with apples, grape bunch, and olive branches. Ruzicka 295 var. (serpents as volutes; no fruits showing); Varbanov 4618 (same rev. die as illustration). Near EF, attractive green and brown patina, die break at end of obverse legend. Rare.
From Group CEM. Ex Lanz 112 (25 November 2002), lot 622.