Leu Numismatik

Web Auction 20  –  16 - 18 July 2022

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Leu Numismatik, Web Auction 20

Celtic, Greek, Central Asian, Roman, Byzantine, Medieval, Islamic and World c...

Part 1: Sa, 16.07.2022, from 12:54 PM CEST
Part 2: Su, 17.07.2022, from 12:00 PM CEST
Part 3: Mo, 18.07.2022, from 12:00 PM CEST
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Part 1: Sa, 16.07.2022, until 11:45 AM CEST
Part 2: Su, 17.07.2022, until 11:45 AM CEST
Part 3: Mo, 18.07.2022, until 11:45 AM CEST
Web Auction 20 Part I, lots 110-1309, will be postponed to Saturday, 16 July 2022, 12:54 pm CEST due to overloading of the Leu website. Parts II (lots 1310-2606) and III (lots 2607-3900) will take place on Sunday, 17 July 2022, and Monday, 18 July 2022, respectively, each starting at 12 pm CEST. Leu Web Auction 21 (lots 4001-5468) will take place on Tuesday, 19 July 2022, starting at 10 am CEST.

Description

★ A very rare and highly interesting dynastic Severan 'sestertius' from Apameia ★

PHRYGIA. Apameia. Caracalla, 198-217. 'Sestertius' (Bronze, 31 mm, 23.54 g, 1 h). IMP C M AURELIVS• •ANTONINVS Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right, seen from behind. Rev. COL IVL•CON C•AVG / APAM•D D Septimius Severus, Caracalla and Geta, all togate and laureate, seated to left on garlanded and decorated platform; to left, official standing left, holding rod. Leu Web Auction 18 (2021), 2016 ( same dies ). RG 82. Very rare. An exceptional example of this highly interesting dynastic issue. Somewhat smoothed, otherwise, very fine.

From the collection of Peter Weiss, Gorny & Mosch 276, 19 April 2021, 335.

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