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quadrans:
Nice Septimius Severius, Spes, Emesa, COTD, Not in RIC, Not in RSC...

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049 Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.), Emesa, RIC IV-I -, AR-Denarius, BONAE SPEI II COS, Spes standing left, #1
avers: IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG, Laureate bust right.
reverse: BONAE SPEI II COS, Spes standing left, holding flower and raising skirt.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 15,8-18,8mm, weight: 3,61g, axis: 7h ,
mint: Emesa, date: 194-95 A.D.,
ref: RIC IV-I -, RSC -, Rare!

Regards

 Joe/Q.

maridvnvm:
A fantastic find. I am a big fan of the II COS reverse series and have 8 examples but not this one. Congratulations.

quadrans:
Thank you Martin for the words of appreciation.  :) ;)
I always admire your Severus gallery.  +++

Regards

 Joe

Ron C2:
Great coin Joe, really nice clear strike for the Spes coins.

quadrans:
Thank you, Ron,   ;) +++

Regards

Joe

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