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    Rare Saecular Games Issue

    Septimius Severus (AD 193-211). AV aureus (21mm, 7.30 gm, 6h).  Rome, AD 204. SEVERVS PIVS AVG, laureate head of Severus right / COS III LVDOS SAECVL FEC, Liber (Bacchus), wearing leopard's skin, standing right, panther at feet, holding cantharus in right hand and thyrsus in left hand, facing Hercules who stands left, holding club set on ground in right hand and lion's skin draped over left arm. RIC 257. BMCRE 314. Cohen 108. Cohen 108. Calic├│ 2444 (R2) (this coin illustrated). Very rare! Well struck on a broad flan, with much remaining luster. NGC (photo-certificate) AU 5/5 - 2/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Private purchase from Spink, March 2000. 

    All Roman gold coins from the Dimitriadis Collection have been issued a photo-certificate by NGC. These may be sent in for encapsulation after the auction at the request of the buyer, free of charge. Please e-mail SamS@HA.com if you would like to utilize this option.


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