Orbiana, as Augusta.


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Rome, 225 AD. Æ sestertius, 18.66 gr., 28.9 mm.

Obv: SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AUG; diademed and draped bust of Orbiana to the right.

Rev: CONCORDIA AUGU[ST]ORUM; Severus Alexander standing to the right, in dextrarum iuncto with Orbiana standing to the left; in exergue: S C.

Ref: RIC 657; BMC 293. Ex Triton V (2002), 2039; ex Stack’s, 19 June 1969, lot 604 (with ticket); from the Niggeler collection, Bank Leu and Münzen und Medaillen, 2 November 1967, lot 1427.

Glossy chocolate-brown patina. Striking flaw on the reverse rim. Good very fine.