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Lot 57





Estimate: 20'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 16'000 CHF Price realized: 28'000 CHF
Septimius Severus, 193 – 211. Aureus 202-210, AV 6.95 g. SEVERVS – PIVS AVG Laureate head r. Rev. VICT – PART – MAX Victory advancing l., holding wreath in r. hand and palm branch in l. C 743. BMC 365 note. RIC 295. Calicó 2566.
A very attractive portrait of fine style and a finely-detailed reverse
die. Virtually as struck and almost Fdc

Provenance

L. Vierordt Collection, sold by Jacques Schulman, Amsterdam, auction 139, 5 March 1923 sqq., lot 1842, to Schulman.

Jacob Hirsch (1874-1955) Collection, sold by Hess-Leu, Lucerne, auction 3, 27 March 1956, lot 397, to Bank Leu.

Sold by Bank Leu, Zürich, auction 10, 29 May 1974, lot 225, to Ratto.

Sold by Spink & Son, London, auction 7023, 27 September 2007, lot 154.

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