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Contributor: David Sorenson.
Issuer: SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, AD 193-211. AR Denarius (3.11 gm).
Obverse: L. SEPT. SEV. PERT. AVG. IMP. X, Laureate head right.
Reverse: P. M. TR. P. VI COS. II P. P., Sol radiate, standing left, raising right hand and holding chariot whip in left.
Reference: RIC 117; Sear 1772. Grade: XF.
Comments: For more information, read the "Septimius Severus" entry from De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship on Septimius Severus see TOCS-IN; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews.