Denarius - Septimius Severus INVICTO IMP

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Septimius Severus (193-211)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 193
Value Denarius (1)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 2.8 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 269682
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC IV.1# 441A,
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham; 1936. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 4.1. Pertinax – Geta and Caracalla (AD 193–217). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.4.ss.441A
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Septimius Severus, laureate, right.

Lettering: L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP I

Translation:
Lucius Septimius Severus Pertinax Augustus, Imperator Primum.
Lucius Septimius Severus Pertinax, emperor (Augustus), supreme commander (Imperator) for the first time.

Reverse

Central trophy consisting of helmet, cuirass, spears, and shields surrounded by arms at base.

Lettering: INVICTO IMP

Translation:
Invicto Imperator.
The undefeated supreme commander (Imperator).

Mint

Laodicea ad Mare, Syria, modern-day Latakia, Syria

Comments

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (193) 

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