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198 NGC Ch XF Septimius Severus Roman Empire Laodicea Denarius Legend Error Pedigree (21060504C)

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  • Choice Extremely Fine Emperor Septimius Severus Roman Empire silver denarius coin.
  • Issued 198 CE at Laodicea ad Mare Eastern mint.
  • Rare blundered obverse legend mint error with L SEPE SEVERVS, instead of L SEP SEVERVS
  • Superb portrait of the Emperor.
  • 3.84g (heavy flan) , RIC 497a VarietyRSC 642 Variety.
  • Pedigree: Ex. CNG Private Sale with ticket.
  • NGC Certified to AU, colorfully toned.
  • Obverse: L SEPE SEVERVS PER AVG P M IMP XI, laureate head right.
  • Reverse: SALVTI AVGG, Salus seated left feeding snake coiled around altar.
  • Salus was the goddess of safety and welfare. Her temple on the Quirinal at Rome, dedicated in 302 BC, was the scene of an annual sacrifice on August 5.