Roman Silver Denarius of Septimius Severus (AD 193-211) NGC(XF)

SEPTIMIUSSEV(AR)NGC
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  • Roman Silver Denarius of Septimius Severus (AD 193-211) NGC(XF)
Roman Silver Denarius of Septimius Severus (AD 193-211) NGC(XF)

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  • Order Code: SEPTIMIUSSEV(AR)NGC
  • Grade/Condition: (XF) Extra fine
  • Weight/Dimensions: 44.7 g | 3.4 x 2.4 x 0.4
  • Metal: Silver
  • Obverse: Portrait of emperor
  • Reverse: Various pagan deities reflecting contemporary political, military, and religious themes
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The withered general Septimius Severus prevailed in the perilous Year of the Five Emperors, which began with the murder of Commodus on New Year’s Eve, 192, defeating four rival claimants to the throne. He founded the Severan dynasty.