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207 NGC Ch AU Septimius Severus Denarius Roman Empire Africa Visit Lion Pedigree (21090206C)

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  • Choice Almost Uncirculated Emperor Septimius Severus Roman Empire silver denarius coin.

  • 3.20g, RSC 25, RIC 253, Foss 78a (attributed to 207 CE).

  • Historic emission for the Emperor's Visit to Africa, with honors to the Punic god of healing (equivalent to Aesculapius).

  • Seldom used reverse legend type with AFRICA.

  • Certified by NGC to Ch AU with fully lustrous & reflective surfaces. Looks nicer than the assigned grade.

  • Pedigree: Ex. Victor England (precursor to CNG) from the 1980s with original ticket. 

  • Obverse: SEVERVS PIVS AVG, laureate bust of emperor.

  • Reverse: AFRICA, Africa wearing elephant-skin head-dress standing right holding out robe with lion to right.