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Obolos 23

12 June 2022

Only One Other Specimen Known

Starting Price: 160 CHF
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Lot 98

EGYPT. Alexandria. Severus Alexander, as Caesar, 221-222. Tetradrachm (Billon, 24.5 mm, 12.03 g, 12 h), year 5 of Elagabalus = 221-222. MAP AYP ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟC KAICAP Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. L E Jugate busts of Roma, helmeted, draped and cuirassed, and Alexandria, turreted and draped, to right. Dattari (Savio) -. Geissen -. K&G -. RPC VI Online temp. 10224. The second known example and the only specimen available to the collector as the other is in the collection of the Numismatic Museum in Athens, Greece (inv. no. 636/1077). Dark brown patina. Pit on obverse edge, several short scratches and marks in obverse field, otherwise, good very fine.

From the collection of Jean-Pierre Righetti.

Online bidding closes: 12 Jun 2022, 14:49:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 23 Mar 2023, 10:07:15 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:1700 CHF by MailBidder2339 (5 bids)
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