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198 NGC Ch XF Septimius Severus Roman Empire Denarius Jupiter Thunderbolt Superb (19042804C)

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  • Roman Empire denarius, 3.2g, minted 198-200 CE, RIC 131.
  • Emperor Septimius Severus, victor in the Civil Wars following the death of Commodus. Established the Severan Dynasty. 
  • Certified by NGC to Ch XF.
  • Remarkable detail in the nude figure of Jupiter! 
  • Obverse: L SEPT SEV AVG IMP XI PART MAX, laureate bust of emperor right.
  • Reverse: IOVI PROPVGNATOR, Jupiter hurrying right, bradishing thunder-bolt and raising left hand, wrapped in cloak.
  • Jupiter was the King of the Roman Gods.