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LOT 8405

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EUR (€) 23 - 35
USD ($) 24 - 36

Bid History: 6   |   Current bid: £56 (+bp*)

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Bid History: 6   |   Current bid: £56
ANCIENT ROMAN PROVINCIAL COINS - SEVERUS ALEXANDER AS CAESAR - MESOPOTAMIA - CITY GODDESS BRONZE
221-222 A.D.
(7.66 grams.).

Edessa mint, Severus Alexander as Caesar under Elagabalus. Obv: M A ALEXANDROC KAICA-R legend with bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: MAR AYR ANT K-O EDECCA legend with Tyche sitting left on rock, holding corn-ears in right hand, river-god swimming left below. Near very fine. Rare. [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
Property of a Cambridgeshire, UK, gentleman.

PUBLISHED:
See Wildwinds.com (this coin).

LITERATURE:
Paris 2060 variant (obverse. legend with AYR); BMC 81-84 variant (reverse legend without KO); Babelon -; Dura Hoard - etc. Not in RPC with this legend combination.