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Silver denarius of Septimius Severus

Period:
Mid Imperial, Severan
Date:
A.D. 202–210
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Silver; Mint of Rome
Dimensions:
3.2g (3.2g)
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.170.334
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
Rome
Alexander, Christine. 1938. "Additions to the Gallery of Greek and Roman Daily Life." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 33(8): pp. 184–86.

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

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