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Magnetes. Severus Alexander. Lot of 2 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 439. Estimate $100.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 2 coins.

(439.1) THESSALY, Magnetes. Severus Alexander. As Caesar, AD 222. Æ Diassarion (19mm, 4.13 g, 7h). ΜΑVΡ•ΑΛ l. up, ЄΞΑΝΔΡΟCK r. down, draped, cuirassed and bare headed bust of Severus Alexander r., border of dots / ΑΚΡЄΟC l. up, ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ r. down, Zeus, naked, standing facing, head r., holding long sceptre with raised r., in lowered l., thunderbolt. Rogers 374, fig. 192. Good Fine, nice green patina with minor pitting; attractive and rare.


(439.2) THESSALY, Magnetes. Severus Alexander. As Caesar, AD 222. Æ Assarion (16mm, 2.81 g, 6h). ΜΑVAΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟ[C K] from bottom l., r. up and circular, draped and cuirassed bust of bare headed Severus Alexander r., border of dots / ΙΟΛΚΙΑΜ l. up, ΑΓΝΗΤΩ r. down, Artemis seated l. on backless throne, pomegranate (or phiale) in extended r., border of dots. Franke, Αρτεμις, p. 63. Good Fine, dark green patina with minor roughness and the obverse edge struck a little weakly between 3 and 5 o’clock. From the collection of Professor Thomas Ollive Mabbott.

Ex Hans Schulman, 6 June 1969 (Mabbott), 743, hammer $140.