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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.