|Sale: CNG 63, Lot: 1403. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 May 2003.
Sold For $310. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
193-211 AD. Æ Dupondius (7.64 gm). Struck 194 AD. Radiate head right / Africa, in elephant-skin headdress, standing right, holding grain ears; lion at feet right. RIC IV 680; Cohen 30. Nice VF, green patina, minor roughness. Rare. ($500)
This coin celebrates the native province of Septimius Severus, who was born in the African city of Leptis Magna.