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Septimius Severus Denarius

Septimius Severus Denarius, Emperor AD 193-211, minted at Rome AD 203, RIC 266, RSC 222, 19 mm, 3.2 gms, Obverse:  laureate bust of Septimius Severus facing right, SEVERVS PIVS AVG, Reverse:  Dea Caelestis, holding a scepter and a thunderbolt, riding a lion leaping right, water gushing from a spring below, INDVLGENTIA AVGG, IN CARTH in exergue, a very lustrous coin well struck and centered with just the barest touch of attractive toning, superb portrait of Severus, detailed and sharp goddess and lion and devices on the reverse, full and clear inscriptions on both sides, a beautiful coin, Asking price:  $275 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Septimius Severus Denarius

Septimius Severus Denarius, Emperor AD 193-211, minted at Laodicea AD 198-202, RIC 510a, RSC 345, 3.39 gms, Obverse:  laureate bust of Septimius Severus facing right, L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MAX, Reverse:  Moneta seated left, holding scales in her right hand and cradling a cornucopia in her left arm, MONETA AVGG, a very lustrous coin with in my opinion nothing less than a superb and sharp portrait of Severus, a very detailed and sharp Moneta on the reverse and full and clear legends on both sides, a very beautiful coin indeed and graded Extremely Fine by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, Asking price:  $450 includes priority shipping and insurance, registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Septimius Severus Denarius

Septimius Severus Denarius, Emperor AD 193-211, minted at Rome AD 202, RIC 185, RSC 373, 3.58 gms, Obverse:  laureate bust of Septimius Severus facing right, SEVERVS PIVS AVG, Reverse:  Trophy, under which are seated two captives, PART MAX PM TR P X COS III P P, graded EF by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased the coin, very lustrous with a superb and sharp portrait of Severus, full and clear legends on both sides, detailed trophy and captives on the reverse, a well struck and centered coin that I think is an exceptional example of the issue, Asking price:  $450 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Septimius Severus Denarius

Septimius Severus Denarius, Emperor AD 193-211, minted at Rome AD 209, RIC 226, RSC 525, 19 mm, 3.3 gms, Obverse:  laureate bust of Septimius Severus facing right, SEVERVS PIVS AVG, Reverse:  Jupiter standing left, holding a long scepter in his left arm and his thunderbolt in his right hand, two children, by nearly all accounts his sons Caracalla and Geta, at his feet, PM TR P XVII COS III P P, a very lustrous coin well centered and struck with a superb portrait of Severus, a detailed Jupiter and the little toddler princes on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, a sharp and beautiful coin indeed, Asking price:  $225 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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Septimius Severus Denarius

Septimius Severus Denarius, Emperor AD 193-211, minted at Rome AD 200-201, RIC 167a, RSC 599, 3.59 gms, Obverse:  laureate bust of Septimius Severus facing right, SEVERVS AVG PART MAX, Reverse:  Severus facing half-left, holding a spear in his left hand and sacrificing out of a patera with his right over a tripod altar, RESTITVTOR VRBIS, a very lustrous coin well struck and centered, a stunning portrait of Severus, and a detailed Severus on the reverse, with full and clear legends on both sides, a gorgeous coin indeed that is struck on a nice round flan with full/near full borders, graded EF by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it,  Asking price:  $270 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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Septimius Severus Denarius

Septimius Severus Denarius, Emperor AD 193-211, minted at Rome AD 193, RIC 122c, 3.25 gms, Obverse:  laureate bust of Septimius Severus facing right, L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MAX, Reverse:  Aequitas standing half-left, her head turned left, holding her scales in her right hand and cradling a cornucopia in her left arm, AEQVITATI AVGG, a very lustrous coin with just a superb portrait of Severus, a detailed Aequitas on the reverse, and full and clear legends on both sides, a beautiful coin indeed, well struck and centered though a technical note could be made that AX in MAX in the obverse legend is slightly off the flan, graded EF by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased the coin, Asking price:  $395 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Septimius Severus Denarius

Septimius Severus Denarius, Emperor AD 193-211, minted at Rome, RIC 26, RSC 205, 3.13 gms, Obverse:  laureate bust of Septimius Severus facing right, SEVERVS PIVS AVG, Reverse:  Severus, veiled as a priest, holding a roll and a branch, FVNDATOR PACIS, a very lustrous coin, just a superb portrait of Severus, a detailed emperor on the reverse, and full and clear legends on both sides, a lovely coin that is well struck and centered, Asking price:  $175 includes priority shipping and insurance, registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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Septimius Severus Denarius

Septimius Severus Denarius, Emperor AD 193-211, struck at Rome AD 200-201, RIC 167a, RSC 599, 3.4 gms, Obverse:  laureate bust of Septimius Severus facing right, SEVERVS AVG PART MAX, Reverse:  Severus in military attire standing half-left, holding a spear in his left hand and with his right sacrificing over a tripod altar, RESTITVTOR VRBIS, a very lustrous coin with a wonderful portrait of Severus, a detailed Severus and devices on the reverse, and full and clear legends on both sides, a well struck and centered coin that is a beauty, Asking price:  $165 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Septimius Severus Denarius

Septimius Severus Denarius, Emperor AD 193-211, minted at Rome AD 200, RIC 150, RSC 454, 19 mm, 3.18 gms, Obverse:  laureate bust of Septimius Severus facing right, SEVERVS AVG PART MAX, Reverse:  Victory flying left, holding an open wreath in both her hands over a shield set on a base, PM TR P VIII COS II P P, a very lustrous coin with a superb portrait of Severus, detailed Victory and devices on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, a well struck and centered coin with brilliant reflective surfaces, a beautiful coin that is graded Nice EF by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, Asking price:  $295 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Septimius Severus Denarius

000_4513.jpg000_4511.jpg000_4514.jpg000_4508.jpgSeptimius Severus Denarius, Emperor AD 193-211, minted at Rome, RIC 265, RSC 205,  18 mm, 3.5 gms, Obverse:  laureate bust of Septimius Severus facing right, SEVERVS PIVS AVG, Reverse:  Septimius Severus, togate and veiled, standing half-left and holding an olive branch, FVNDATOR PACIS, very lustrous coin, great portrait of Severus, detailed emperor on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, a well struck and centered coin that is a beautiful and sharp example of this issue commemorating the establishment of peace in the empire after the widespread civil confusion that led to Severus’s rule, Asking price:  $175 includes priority shipping and insurance, registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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