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- Emperor Septimius Severus Roman Empire silver denarius coin, 3.40g, minted 194 CE, RIC 415 variety (rated as Rare), RSC 652 variety.
- Minted at Emesa, Syria mint with characteristic COS II obverse legend.
- Emperor Septimius Severus, victor in the Civil Wars following the death of Commodus. Established the Severan Dynasty.
- Rare reverse legend type.
- Certified by NGC to Ch VF, nicely detailed with great presentation of Emperor on horseback.
Apparently Unpublished blundered reverse legend: SPQR OPTIMO PBINCIPI, should read: SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI
- Obverse: IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II, laureate bust of emperor right.
- Reverse: SPQR OPTIMO PBINCIPI, Severus in military dress on horse walking left holding spear.
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