Isaura, Isauria. Septimius Severus. 193-211.
|Sale: Nomos 6, Lot: 163. Estimate CHF1750.
Closing Date: Monday, 7 May 2012.
Sold For CHF1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
4 Assaria (Bronze, 29mm, 13.32 g 7). ΑΥ Κ Λ CΕΠ CΕΟΥΗΡΟC ΠΕΡΤ Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev.
ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩC ΙCΑΥΡΩΝ Severus, crowned by two Victories, on galloping horse to right, hurling spear with his right hand; below, two fallen Parthian enemies. SNG Levante Supplement I, 29 (same dies
). SNG von Aulock 5409 (same dies
). Rare. Of splendid style, with dies cut by a master engraver. Dark brownish green patina. Some very light traces of corrosion, otherwise
, about extremely fine.
From the M Collection, ex LHS 102, 29 April 2008, 409.