CILICIA, Tarsus. Severus Alexander.
|Sale: CNG 64, Lot: 706. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 September 2003.
Sold For $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
222-235 AD. Æ 36mm (19.86 gm). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Galley under full sail to left; cavorting dolphins below. SNG Levante 1090 (this coin). Fine, brown patina. ($200)
Commemorates a dwrea, or gift of grain made to Tarsos by the emperor during his visit in 231.