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    Septimius Severus (AD 193-211). AV aureus (21mm, 7.33 gm, 6h).  Rome, AD 202-210. SEVERVS PIVS AVG, laureate head of Severus right / LIBERALITAS AVGG V, Liberalitas standing left, holding coin scoop in right hand and cornucopia cradled in left arm. RIC 277. BMCERE 346. Cohen 295. Calicó 2479. Rare. Well struck on a broad flan. A bold coin with a distinguished pedigree. NGC (photo-certificate) Choice XF 5/5 - 3/5.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex McLendon Collection (Christie's New York, 12 June 1993), lot 160; Bank Leu 18 (1977), lot 352; Metropolitan Museum of Art I, Durkee Bequest (Sotheby's, 10 November 1972), lot 134; Ponton d'Amecourt Collection (Rollin & Feuardent, Paris 18-23 April 1887), lot 390. 

    This attractive piece has the oldest traceable pedigree in the Dimitriadis Collection, with a long auction record dating back to a Paris sale in 1887. 

    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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    April, 2014
    10th-16th Thursday-Wednesday
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