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ROMAN SILVER TETRADRACHM OF SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, REIGNED AD 193-211

Septimius Severus, AD 193-211, silver tetradrachm.
Diameter: 26 mm.; Weight: 8.91 grams
Provincial mint of Laodicea ad Mare (Seleucis and Pieria, Syria), struck AD 207-208

Obverse: Laureate head of Septimius Severus right.

Reverse: Eagle standing facing, head and tail left, with wings spread, holding wreath in beak; star between legs.

Very fine condition, a bold portrait in very fine style.

Ex American private collection.

Reference: R. McAlee. “Severan Tetradrachms of Laodicea” in American Numismatic Society Museum Notes 29 (1984). Group 2, no. 16.

EV1490
$675


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