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CNG 111, Lot: 589. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Julia Domna. Augusta, AD 193-217. BI Tetradrachm (23.5mm, 13.03 g, 12h). Dated RY 2 of Septimius Severus (AD 193/194). Draped bust right / Athena Nikephorus seated left on shield, holding Nike in her extended right hand and spear with her left; L B (date) across field. Köln –; Dattari (Savio) 4018 var. (placement of date); K&G 50.1; Emmett 2724.2 (R4) = BMC 1464. VF, toned, light porosity. Extremely rare, with better silver content than most Domna tetradrachms.

From the New Orleans Collection. Ex Philip DeVicci Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 53, 15 March 2000), lot 1229.