MESSENIA, Cyparissia. Caracalla.
|Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 2814. Estimate $150.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2009.
Sold For $130. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 198-217. Æ Assarion (4.79 g, 9h). Struck AD 202-205. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Asclepius standing facing, head left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff. BCD Peloponnesos 791.7 (same obv. die). VF, rough black-green patina with dusty orange overtones. Rare.
Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS sale), purchased from Henry Clay Lindgren, October 1976.