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77000463
Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 463. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008. 
Sold For $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PONTUS, Amasia. Severus Alexander. AD 222-235. Æ 35mm (25.72 g, 1h). Dated CY 234 (AD 232). AVT K CEV HPOC ALEXANDPOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ADP CEV ALE A MACIAC METPP W, altar of Zeus Stratios surmounted by eagle standing right, head left, with wings displayed; above, Helios standing in facing quadriga; tree to left of altar, E T CLD (date) along top of altar. RG 104 var. (date); BMC 39 var. (same); cf. SNG von Aulock 42/43 (same obv. die/rev. type); SNG Copenhagen 118. Near EF, black-green patina with areas of gray-green deposits.