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290, Lot: 255. Estimate $200.
Sold for $380. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LYDIA, Magnesia ad Sipylum. Caracalla. AD 198-217. Æ (37mm, 27.15 g, 6h). M. Aurelius Gaius, strategos. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Amazon standing right, holding pelta (“horned” shield) and spear and extending right hand to Cybele standing left, holding patera and tympanum; recumbent lion at Cybele’s side. SNG Copenhagen -; SNG von Aulock -; BMC -; SNG München -; SNG Hunterian -; SNG Leypold -; Lindgren -; Weber -; McClean -; Mionnet 418 var. or corr. (obv. legend). Good Fine, dark greenish-brown patina with some areas of red. Very rare.

Ex Gemini I (11 January 2005), lot 405.