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Sale: CNG 61, Lot: 1987. Estimate $600. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2002. 
Sold For $780. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

GETA, as Caesar, SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS & CARACALLA. 201 AD. AR Denarius (3.73 gm). Bare-headed and draped bust right / AETERNIT IMPERI, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus vis à vis laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla. RIC IV 5; BMCRE 214; RSC 1a. Toned VF. Rare. ($600)

From the Marc Melcher Collection. Ex The Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Auction 50, 23 June 1999), lot 1615; Franz Trau Collection (Gilhofer & Ranschburg, 22 May 1935), lot 2370.