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Silver denarius of Septimius Severus

Mid Imperial, Severan
A.D. 202–210
Silver; Mint of Rome
3.2g (3.2g)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 169
SEVERVS PIVS AVG, head of emperor/INDVLGENTIA AVGG IN CARTH, Dea Caelestis seated on lion—records some imperial favor granted to Carthage, capital of Africa, Severus' native province
Alexander, Christine. 1938. "Additions to the Gallery of Greek and Roman Daily Life." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 33(8): pp. 184-6.

American Journal of Archaeology. 1942. "Archaeological News and Discussions." American Journal of Archaeology, 46(1): p. 140.

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