Denarius with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 206


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.18 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

66.244

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus, laureate, right.
SEVERVS PIVSAVG
Reverse: Arch of Septimius Severus, topped by chariot with six horses in center and equestrian statues at left and right.
COS IIIPP

Provenance

By 1966: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley, California 94708; purchased by MFA from Edward Gans, April 13, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour