SOLD Roman silver coin issued by the emperor Septimius Severus, c. 201 - 210 AD.
Roman silver coin issued by the emperor Septimius Severus, circa 201 - 210 AD.
Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus looking right with the legend SEVERUS PIVS AVG around.
Reverse: Septimius, veiled and standing half left sacrificing out of a patera over a lighted tripod and holding a scroll. The legend VOTA SVSCEPTA XX around.
Origin: Attributed to the mint of Rome. No mint mark.
Materials and method: Struck in silver from engraved dies.
Dimensions: 19 mm diameter.
Date of creation: This obverse legend was used by Septimius from 201 – 210 AD.
Condition: Very Fine; struck on a broad flan.
References: Roman Silver Coins, Volume III (2nd edition), page 49, no. 791.
Stock no: C007
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