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Contributor: David Sorenson.
Issuer: SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, AD 193-211. AR Denarius (3.14 gm).
Obverse: SEVERVS PIVS AVG., Laureate head right.
Reverse: P. M. TR. P. XVII COS. III P. P., Neptune standing left, with right foot on rock, holding trident.
Reference: RIC 228; Sear 1779. Grade: XF/VF+.
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.