Roman silver coin (denarius) issued by the emperor Septimius Severus, 207 AD.

Roman silver coin (denarius) issued by the emperor Septimius Severus, 207 AD.

SKU: C051
$180.00Price

 

Roman silver coin (denarius) issued the emperor Septimius Severus, 207 AD.

 

Obverse: Laureate bust of Severus right with SEVERVS PIVS AVG around.

 

Reverse: PM TRP XV COS III PP Winged victory standing right, foot on helmet, inscribing shield on palm tree.

 

Materials and method: Struck in good quality silver from engraved dies.

 

Die engraver: Unknown engraver at the mint of Rome.

 

Date of minting: Attributed to the year 207 AD.

 

Origin: Attributed to the mint of Rome. No mint mark.

 

Dimensions:  18 mm diameter.

 

Condition: Almost extremely fine. Some minor cleaning scratches evident.

 

References: Roman Silver Coinage, Vol III 489

 

Stock no: C051

 

Comments: Struck in commemoration of various victories over the tribes of North Africa.

 

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