Denarius with head of Septimius Severus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 196–197


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.15 gm.

Accession Number

01.5009

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus, laureate, right
LSEPTSEVPERT AVGIMPVIII
Reverse: Pax seated left, holding branch in right hand and sceptre in left hand over left shoulder.
PM TRPV COSIIPP

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins