Ancient Roman silver denarius of emperor Septimus Severus / Harmony

Ancient Roman silver denarius of emperor Septimus Severus / Harmony

Code: 12002

£198.00 Approx $272.35, €231.85
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of emperor Septimius Severus, minted at Rome between 197 - 198 AD. 

Obverse:  L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP X "Lucius Septimius Severus Pertinax, emperor (Augustus), supreme commander (Imperator) for the tenth time" laureate head right 

Reverse: CONCORDIAE MILITVM, "For harmony with the soldiers" Concordia, draped, standing front, head left, holding standard in each hand.

A superb example in EF condition with minor iron deposits from burial.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 193 - 211 AD (this coin minted in 197-198 AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.10 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 502b, RIC IV Septimius Severus 108

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Frankfurt am Main, Germany.