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Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 670. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Monday, 5 January 2009. 
Sold For $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Septimius Severus. AD 193-211. Æ 24mm (8.52 g, 6h). Corcyra mint. A K Λ СEΠ С EBHPOC ПС (sic), laureate bust right, slight drapery on far shoulder / KOPKY PAI ΩN, quinquereme with three oarsmen under full sail right; gubernator and vexillum at stern, Victory at prow; in waves, dolphin swimming right. SNG Tübingen -; SNG Evelpidis 2030; SNG Copenhagen 263 var. (no vexillum; same obv. die); BMC 665 corr. (Phrygian cap on aplustre). VF, brown and olive surfaces, minor overall roughness.

From the Norman Frank Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 57 (4 April 2001), lot 790; Lanz 97 (22 May 2000), lot 697.