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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #5140

Abydos (AD 193-211) AE 38 - Septimius Severus

Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD. AE38 (23.74g). Fl. Ba. Prokles. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / EΠI APC ΦΛ BA ΠP-OKΛOY / ABYΔHN, Leander accompanied by dolphins, swimming in the Hellespont towards a turret, from which Hero hold out a lighted lamp. Very rare. Interesting mythological depiction. Black green patina.

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City/Mint name:Abydos
Rating (14 votes):22222
Keywords:roman / bronze
References:BMC 60; Mionnet II, 637, 54
Valuation:Hess-Divo Auc. 308 (10/2007), lot 97 ($5,541 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Hess-Divo AG -
Filesize:61 KiB
Date added:Jul 15, 2008
Dimensions:717 x 356 pixels
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