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Attractive Cavino

CNG 91, Lot: 921. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Septimius Severus. AD 193-211. Cast Æ “Sestertius” (40mm, 36.91 g, 12h). By G. Cavino (1500-1570). L · SEPTIMIVS · SEVERVS · PERTINAX · AVG · IMP VII, laureate and cuirassed bust right / CONG II DAT POP, Severus seated right upon pile of arms, holding patera over modius filled with grain ears; to right, Genius standing left, holding torch and cornucopia; S · C in exergue. See I. Prokopov ‘Fake Ancient Coin Reports: Work of Known Forgers,’ no. 131 for a similar example. Good VF. Excellent workmanship. A very early cast Paduan medal.