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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 584

Severus Alexander. AD 222-235. AV Aureus bezel set in ancient gold pendant (28.5 x 34.5mm, 10.25 g, 12h). Rome mint. 2nd emission, late AD 222.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 584.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

Roman Imperial, Gold

Estimate: $ 10 000

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Severus Alexander. AD 222-235. AV Aureus bezel set in ancient gold pendant (28.5 x 34.5mm, 10.25 g, 12h). Rome mint. 2nd emission, late AD 222. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / IOVI CONSE R VATORI, Jupiter, naked except for cloak hanging behind him over both arms, standing front, head left, holding thunderbolt in right hand and vertical spear in left. RIC IV 140 (same dies as illustration); Calicó 3056; BMCRE 55 (same dies); Biaggi 1304. Some deposits, hairlines on the reverse of the coin, scrape on the reverse of the bezel. Good VF. Wearable.

See lot 574 for an aureus of Julia Domna in a similar setting.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 2, which begins 19 May 2021 at 2 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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