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Septimius Severus, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D., Augusta Traiana, Thrace
Augusta Traiana (Stara Zagora, Bulgaria today) was founded by Trajan, c. 106 A.D. During 2nd - 3rd century A.D., it was the second largest city in Roman Thrace, after Philippopolis, and was fortified by strong walls. The city struck bronze coins from the time of Marcus Aurelius to Gallienus.
RP83509. Brass AE 31, SchŲnert-Geiss Augusta Traiana
163, Varbanov II
1009 (R7), SNG Cop
-, BMC Thrace
-, F, well centered
, central cavities, Augusta Traiana
(Stara Zagora, Bulgaria) mint, weight
15.997g, maximum diameter
30.8mm, die axis
, 9 Apr 193 - 4 Feb 211 A.D.; obverse
AV K Λ CEΠTI - CEVHPOC Π, laureate head
AVΓOVCT-HC TRAIAN-HC, tetrastyle temple
on raised platform, flanked on each side
by a tree and a stag leaping outward, Artemis
standing right within the temple, holding bow in left hand and drawing arrow from quiver on shoulder with right hand; big 31 mm bronze!
; very rare
$175.00 SALE PRICE $158.00
Catalog current as of Sunday, May 26, 2019.
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