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Provincial, Roman – 209 AD

S. Severus

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Provincial, Roman – 209 AD

Obverse: Laureate and draped bust of bearded Septimius Severus facing right.
Reverse: Eagle standing facing with spread wings, head left with wreath in beak.

Obv. AVT•KAI• – •CEOYHPOC•C – E•, Laureate and draped bust of bearded Septimius Severus facing right Rev. •ΔΗΜΑΡ – Χ•ΕΞ•V ΠΑΤΟ CΤϕÕ, Eagle standing right with wreath (between legend) in beak, right wing behind right leg; 8 prong star between legs.


The legends, documentation, & attribution for the above provincial Roman Laodicea ad Mare tetradrachm exhibits are currently in review. Please come back to visit this item again in the next few weeks.

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Value: Tetradrachm. Metal: AR Silver. 14.32 grams. Mint: Laodicea ad Mare, Persian Rome. Date: 209-211 AD.
Attribution: Prieur, The Syro-Phoenician Tetradrachms, London, 1163; Bellinger 50-52 (variety).

Legend, Documentation and Attribution