SOLD Roman silver coin issued by the emperor Septimius Severus, c. 201 - 210 AD.

SOLD Roman silver coin issued by the emperor Septimius Severus, c. 201 - 210 AD.

SKU: C007
$130.00Price

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.

 

Weight: 3.06gm

 

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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