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Septimius Severus, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D.
In 209, Severus began to subdue the land in the north of Scotland, ravaging it severely. Road-building and forest-clearing, the Roman army reached Aber. Scottish tribes used guerrilla warfare tacticts against the Romans.
RS89490. Silver denarius, RIC IV 226; RSC III 525; BMCRE V p. 356, 1; Hunter III 67; SRCV III 6345, Choice VF, excellent portrait
, well centered, light tone, tiny edge splits, Rome mint, weight 2.563g, maximum diameter 19.1mm, die axis 180o
, 209 A.D.; obverse SEVERVS PIVS AVG, laureate head right; reverse P M TR P XVII COS III P P, Jupiter standing slightly left between two small children (Caracalla and Geta), naked except for cloak on left shoulder, thunderbolt in right hand, scepter in left hand; ex Numismatik Naumann auction 73, part of lot 970; SOLD
Catalog current as of Wednesday, June 19, 2019.
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