Septimius Severus 'Mars' Sestertius 027888

Septimius Severus 'Mars' Sestertius 027888
Very Rare Septimius Severus 'Mars' Sestertius
Bronze, 22.54 grams, 28.94 mm. Rome. AD 197-198. Obverse: L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP X, laureate head right. Reverse: MARTI PACIFERO, S-C, Mars, naked, helmeted, standing left, foot on cuirass, holding branch and reversed spear. RIC 741 var (rev. legend); Cohen 318 var (ditto); Sear -. This coin, without the titles "P M TR P V COS II P P" on the reverse, is not in RIC but other examples are known, e.g. the collections in Hannover and Budapest. Good fine. Accompanied by an old collection ticket. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com

£195.00  
  

This item is accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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