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Septimius Severus, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D.
Severus was born in Leptis Magna (Khoms, Libya) in the Roman province of Africa. This type was struck to commemorate the emperor's visit to his native Africa in 207. See Leptis Magna on Wikipedia.
RS73189. Silver denarius
, RIC IV
207 (S); RSC III
493; BMCRE V
p. 263, 531; SRCV II
6341, VF, grainy, Rome
3.634g, maximum diameter
19.4mm, die axis
, 207 A.D.; obverse
AVG, laureate head
right; reverse P M TR P
XV COS III
P P, Africa
standing half right, wearing elephant
skin headdress, with right holding out drapery with fruits in the fold, lion
at her feet right; interesting reverse type
Catalog current as of Sunday, April 22, 2018.
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