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Denarius with head of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus, laureate, right. SEVERVSAVG PARTMAX Reverse: Severus, in military dress, standing left, sacrificing with patera in right hand over altar left, and holding vertical spear, reversed, in left hand. RESTITVTOR VRBIS

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 200–201

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.12 gm.

Accession Number

13.710

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins