You don't know what the other bidder's max was. You might have lost to a $5200 bid, but it went for one increment above your bid.
Are you calling this one off-center?
I have six sestertii from the reign of Philip I. Their weights are 15.11 g, 19.61 g, 11.52 g, 17.45 g, 14.33 g, and 19.43 g. I have two aes,...
Yes, it's the same as this official issue of hers:
Plautilla, AD 202-205.
Roman AR denarius, 3.20 g, 18.6 mm, 12 h.
Rome, AD 202.
I have a base-metal denarius of Plautilla that falls into this category but it lacks the detail in the inscription that yours has:
It's astonishing how many of these are misattributed, making the same confusion between U and G as I did.
Indeed. As @TIF says, "Always learning."
This one from my collection is a year 5 from Nicomedia. Note the shape of the U:
You'll be interested in this article about dating Byzantine coins. That reads IU. I think it would be 6. From the article:
Post your Orbiana coins, comments, or anything you feel is relevant.
Bust of Empress Sallustia Orbiana, wife of Alexander Severus....
Not exactly as pretty as Elizabeth Taylor, but it's a Cleo VII:
Cleopatra VII, Queen of Egypt, 51-30 BCE.
AE 40 drachmai; 21.0 mm; 7.32 gm....
Separate names with a comma.