Septimius Severus, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C190008233 In Stock Share
Septimius Severus (AD 193-211) Silver Tetradrachm, Seleucis and Pieria. AD 208-209. Obverse: AYT KAI• CЄOYHPOC• •CE•, laureate head of Septimius Severus facing right. Reverse: ΔHMAPX• EΞ• YΠATOC• TO• Γ•, eagle…
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Description

Septimius Severus (AD 193-211)

Silver Tetradrachm, Seleucis and Pieria. AD 208-209.

Obverse: AYT KAI• CЄOYHPOC• •CE•, laureate head of Septimius Severus facing right.
Reverse: ΔHMAPX• EΞ• YΠATOC• TO• Γ•, eagle standing facing, head left, holding wreath in beak, star between legs.

(Prieur 1148; Prieur & Amandry Group III, 36; McAlee, Severan, Group III, 26).

Good Extremely Fine. Portrait of beautiful style for the period. Much mint lustre present.

14.07g.

Ex Michel Prieur Collection;
Ex Sotheby’s (19/04/1993) Lot #327 (part).

Specification

Period193 - 211 AD
DateAD 208-209
Coin Group

Ancient Rome

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Country

Early Empire

Coin House

Septimius Severus

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Seleucis and Pieria.

ReferencesPrieur 89; McAlee 265b; RPC I 4189.
Weight14.07 g

Provenance

Ex Michel Prieur Collection;
Ex Sotheby's, 19 April 1993, lot 327 (part of).

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