CILICIA, Aegeae. Severus Alexander.
|Sale: CNG 66, Lot: 1104. Estimate $400.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 19 May 2004.
Sold For $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
222-235 AD. Æ 37mm (28.91 gm). Dated year 277 (230/1 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Severus standing left before temple of Asclepius, holding eagle tipped sceptre and sacrificing from phiale over lighted altar; bull lying left at his feet. SNG Levante 1771 = Weiss, "Ein Altar fur Gordian III die alteren Gordiane und die Severer aus Aigeia (Kilikien)," Chiron
12 (1982), pl. 5, 6 (this coin); SNG France -; SNG von Aulock -. Good VF, dark green patina with traces of red, minor roughness. Rare. ($400)