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Sale: Nomos 5, Lot: 244. Estimate CHF1250. 
Closing Date: Monday, 24 October 2011. 
Sold For CHF1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Stratonikeia. Septimius Severus and Jullia Domna. 183-211. 4 Assaria (Bronze, 35mm, 23.59 g 6), under the magistracy of Leon son of Alkaios, c. late 190s - c. 205. ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ CΕ CΕΟVΗΡΟC ΟVΛΙΑ ΔΟΜΝ/Α On the left, laureate and draped bust of Septimius Severus to right, facing, on the right, draped bust of Julia Domna to left; below, between the busts, shallow countermark bearing ΘΕΟΥ. Rev. ΕΠΙ ΠΡΥ ΛΕΟΝΤΟC ΤΟΥ ΑΛΚΑΙΟΥ / ΣΤΡΑΤΟΝΕΙΚ/ΕΩΝ Zeus Panamaros, wearing hunting dress with cloak and holding a long spear, on horse walking to right; to right, lit altar. SNG Copenhagen 503. SNG von Aulock 2669 (same dies). Sharp and pleasing with a dark gray-green patina. Minor areas of flatness, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From a European collection and acquired in the 1980s..