Denarius - Septimius Severus FORT RDEVC; Fortuna

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Septimius Severus (193-211)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 194
Value Denarius (1)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 2.9 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 269695
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC IV.1# 449A,
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.449A
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Septimius Severus, laureate, right.

Lettering: L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP II

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

Reverse

Fortuna, draped, standing left, holding cornucopiae in right hand and sceptre in left hand.

Lettering: FORT RDEVC

Translation:
Fortuna Reduci.
Fortune returns.

Mint

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

Comments

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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