Septimius Severus

$150.00

Silver Denarius.

Septimius Severus- Lucius Septimius Severus was born in AD 146 at Leptis Magna in Africa. He received a classical education and was a soldier of outstanding ability. He reigned for nearly eighteen years before dying of natural causes at age 64. His wife was Julia Domna. Together they had to sons, Caracalla and Geta.

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Silver Denarius.

Septimius Severus- Lucius Septimius Severus was born in AD 146 at Leptis Magna in Africa. He received a classical education and was a soldier of outstanding ability. He reigned for nearly eighteen years before dying of natural causes at age 64. His wife was Julia Domna. Together they had to sons, Caracalla and Geta.

Additional information

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

193 – 211 A.D.

Obverse

Laureate head right. SEVERVS AVG PART MAX.

Reverse

Severus in military garb, standing left, sacrificing over tripod. RESTITVTOR VRBIS.