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10700203
Triton XXI, Lot: 203. Estimate $300.
Sold for $225. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Severus Alexander. AD 222-235. Potin Tetradrachm (27mm, 15.19 g, 12h). Rome mint. Dated RY 5 (AD 225/226). A KAI M AYP CЄOYHP AΛЄΞAN∆POC ЄYCЄB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Sarapis enthroned left, holding a scepter with his left hand, extending his right hand toward Kerberos seated at his feet; [L] ΠЄΜ ΠΤΟΥ (date) around. Köln 2435-7; Dattari (Savio) 4360-2; K&G 62.69; Emmett 3135.5; Staffieri, Alexandria In Nummis 203 (this coin). VF, dark brown patina with traces of red and green, minor roughness.


From the Giovanni Maria Staffieri Collection. Ex Empire Coins 8 (7 December 1987), lot 655.