LYDIA, Silandus. Caracalla.
|Sale: CNG 70, Lot: 554. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2005.
Sold For $525. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
198-217 AD. Æ 30mm (17.16 g, 11h). Helenus, magistrate. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Dionysus standing left; at feet, panther left with head right; EPI ELENO
V in legend. SNG Copenhagen -; SNG von Aulock 3180 (same rev. die). Good VF, black-green patina with traces of earthen overtones. ($300)
The obverse die for this coin may have been recut from one for Septimius Severus.