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195 NGC Ch F Septimius Severus Sestertius Roman Empire Victory Niger Unlisted Ob Variety (21012105C)

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  • Dated Emperor Septimius Severus Roman Empire sestertius coin, 22.90g, issued 195 CE from Rome Mint, RIC 690 variety (rated as scarce), Foss 10b.
  • Obverse cuirassed bust variety not listed by RIC: draped or draped/cuirassed listed.
  • Historic emission issued 195 CE to celebrate military victory over Pescennius Niger commemorated as triumphs over Niger's allies: Arabs, Adiabenians & Parthians.
  • Certified by NGC to Ch F, Scratches.
  • Obverse: L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP V, laureate, cuirassed bust of emperor facing right.
  • Reverse: PART ARAB PART ADIAB COS II P P S C, Two captives wearing helmets seated right & left, back to back on shields with hands tied behind them at foot of trophy of arms (shields, spears, bows).