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Dido Building Carthage
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Lot 492.  Phoenicia, Tyre. Otacilia Severa. Augusta, A.D. 244-249. Æ.

Phoenicia, Tyre. Otacilia Severa. Augusta, A.D. 244-249. Æ (29 mm, 21.90 g, 12 h). M OTAC S-EVERA AVG], diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa right / [COL TVRO] METR, Dido overseeing the contruction of Carthage; Dido, on right, standing facing, head left, holding rule and transverse sceptre; before her on left, arched gateway and city walls of Carthage; below gateway, worker standing right, using pick; to right of Dido's feet, star above murex shell. Rouvier 2454; SNG Copenhagen -; BMC -. Very rare and an interesting mythological reverse type. Several striations in right field of obverse, brown patina, light porosity. Nearly very fine.

Estimate: US$ 200 


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Current Bid:  US$ 120   
Starting Bid:  US$ 120 
High Bidder:  LongShanks
Bid History:  1 Bid
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