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Septimius Severus, 9 April 193 - 4 February 211 A.D.
In 197, Septimius Severus returned to Rome and executed about 30 of Albinus' supporters in the Senate. After his victory he declared himself the adopted son of the late Marcus Aurelius. This type refers to games held to celebrate the victory over Albinus.
RS02065. Silver denarius, RIC IV 82, RSC III 348, BMCRE V 168, SRCV II 6317, VF, Rome mint, weight 3.24g, maximum diameter 17.9mm, die axis 180o, 197 A.D.; obverse L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP VIII, laureate head right; reverse MVNIFICENTIA AVG, elephant walking right; scarce; SOLD