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681052
Sale: Triton VIII, Lot: 1052. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 10 January 2005. 
Sold For $2600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

AQUILIA SEVERA, second and fourth wife of Elagabalus. Augusta 220-222 AD. Æ Sestertius (22.12 gm, 12h). IVLIA AQVILIA SEVERA AVG, diademed and draped bust right / CONCORDIA, S C across field, Concordia standing left, holding patera in extended right hand over lighted and garlanded altar, and double cornucopiae in left hand; star in right field. RIC IV 390 (Elagabalus); Banti 4; BMCRE 433 (Elagabalus); Cohen 4. Good VF, black and brown surfaces, orichalcum highlights, light smoothing. Rare. ($3000)

From the Michael Weller Collection. Ex New York Sale V (16 January 2003), lot 346; Virgil M. Brand Collection 5 (Sotheby's, 1-2 February 1984), lot 633.