CILICIA, Anazarbus. Severus Alexander.
|Sale: CNG 69, Lot: 1077. Estimate $400.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2005.
Sold For $575. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
222-235 AD. Æ 32mm (20.49 gm, 1h). Dated Pompeian-Cilician Era 249 (230/1 AD). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Severus Alexander, radiate, standing left, holding phiale over lighted altar, bull at base, before hexastyle temple, seen in perspective; Nike standing right on acroterion, offering wreath to emperor; date in legend; G
B in central field. Ziegler 628a/1 (V1/R3) = SNG Levante Supp. 344 (this coin); SNG France -. VF, dark green patina with dusty gray-green overtones. ($400)