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ID:     81002886
Type:     Greek
Region:     ARGOLIS
City:     Epidauros
Issuer:     Septimius Severus
Date Ruled:     AD 193-211
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Diassarion
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     6.30 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT KAI Λ CEΠ CEVHP...
Obverse Description:     laureate bust right
Reverse Legend:     [I]EPAC [E ΠΙ]ΔAYP[OY]
Reverse Description:     Asclepius of Thrasymedes enthroned left, resting hand on coiled serpent and holding scepter
Primary Reference:     cf. BCD Peloponnesos 1276 (Caracalla)
Reference2:     cf. NCP Suppl. P. 161, 2 and pl. GG, VII (Antoninus Pius)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Fine, rough brown and green surfaces
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 2886 Unpublished in the standard references, apparently unique. Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS sale).