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

Lot nuber 795

Septimius Severus, with Julia Domna. AD 193-211. Æ Medallion (43.5mm, 45.89 g, 6h). Pergamum mint; Claudianus Terpander, strategus.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 795.
 Estimated: $ 2 500

Roman Imperial, Bronze

Sold For $ 2 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Septimius Severus, with Julia Domna. AD 193-211. Æ Medallion (43.5mm, 45.89 g, 6h). Pergamum mint; Claudianus Terpander, strategus. • AVT • KAI • Λ • CЄΠ • CЄOVHPO C • ΠЄP around, IOV ∆OMNA/CЄBACTH in two lines below, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus right vis-à-vis draped bust of Julia Domna left / ЄΠI CTPA • KΛ AV∆VANOV (sic) [TE]PΠA/N∆P OV around, ΠЄPΓAMHNΩN/B NЄOKOPΩN in two lines in exergue, Hercules and the Cerynean Hind – Hercules standing right, grasping the antlers of the Cerynean Hind with both hands and leaning on its back with his left knee. SNG Copenhagen 497; SNG von Aulock –; SNG BN –; Voegtli Type 4. Dark brown and red patina, surfaces smoothed, tooled. VF. Rare.

Ex Gorny & Mosch 219 (10 March 2019), lot 326 (hammer €7500); Gorny & Mosch 199 (10 October 2011), lot 596.

For his Third Labor, Hercules was required to capture the Cerynean Hind, with its brazen hooves and golden horns, alive and bring it from Oenoe to Mycenae. Hercules chased the stag for one full year before it finally tired, and then he captured it – as shown on the coin type

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.