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Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 197. Estimate CHF5000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010. 
Sold For CHF4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Septimius Severus. AD 193-211. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 29.98 g 12), Rome, 211. L SEPT SEVERVS PIVS AVG Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Rev. VICT BRIT P M TR P XIX COS III P P / S C Two Victories standing left and right, fixing a shield on a palm tree with two seated captives at its base. Banti 165. BMC 216A (but with an incorrect obverse legend). Cohen 723. Hill 1166. RIC 808 var . Attractive dark green patina. Reverse double struck, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From the Patrick H. C. Tan Collection, ex LHS 102, 29 April 2008, 408.