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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 790

Septimius Severus, with Caracalla. AD 193-211. AV Aureus (20mm, 7.24 g, 5h). Rome mint. Struck AD 202-210.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 790.
 Estimated: $ 30 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 32 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Septimius Severus, with Caracalla. AD 193-211. AV Aureus (20mm, 7.24 g, 5h). Rome mint. Struck AD 202-210. IMPP • INVICTI • P II • AVGG, jugate busts of Septimius Severus and Caracalla, both laureate and draped right / VICTORIA PARTHICA MAXIMA, Victory advancing left, holding wreath with her extended right hand, cradling palm frond in her left arm. RIC IV 311 (Septimius) var. (obv. busts also cuirassed); Calicó 2597c (this coin illustrated); BMCRE 266 var. (same); Biaggi 1127 var. (same). Faint hairlines. EF. Well centered. Rare.

From the Provence Collection. Ex Marc Melcher Collection (Triton VI, 14 January 2003), lot 931.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.