Septimius Severus Roman Emperor 193 – 211 A.D. Silver Denarius

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Lucius Septimius Severus

Septimius Severus was a Roman emperor who ruled from 193 to 211 AD. He was born in Leptis Magna, a city in the Roman province of Africa, and rose through the ranks of the Roman military to become a general. He seized power in a civil war following the death of Emperor Pertinax and established the Severan dynasty. During his reign, he campaigned against the Parthians and other barbarian tribes and significantly changed the Roman legal system. He died in Eboracum (York, England) while preparing for another campaign against the Caledonians.

Coin Details:

Obverse: SEVERVS PIVS AVG, laureate head right
Reverse: P M TR P X COS III P P,

Diameter: 19 mm
Material: Silver-plated lead-free pewter

Made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of the coin printed on the flip insert.

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