CNG Bidding Platform


Products and Services

Research Coins: Feature Auction

CNG 109, Lot: 501. Estimate $300.
Sold for $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Severus Alexander. AD 222-235. Potin Tetradrachm (24mm, 11.48 g, 12h). Dated RY 10 (AD 230/231). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ΠЄΡΙ/ΟΔΟС/ΔЄΚΑ/Τ Η in four lines across field; all within wreath. Köln –; Dattari (Savio) 4402 & 9980; K&G 62.126; Emmet 3143.10. VF, black surfaces. Emmett gives this type a R1 rating, but with only this example appearing in CoinArchives since 2000, it is much rarer than his estimate.

From the New Orleans Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 79 (17 September 2008), lot 737.