Aureus - Septimius Severus VICTORI AVG; Victory

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Septimius Severus (193-211)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 194
Value Aureus = 25 Denarii (25)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Gold
Weight 7.2 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 269715
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC IV.1# 462,
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.462
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

Victory, winged, draped, advancing right, holding transverse trophy in both hands.

Lettering: VICTORI AVG

Translation:
Victoria Augusti.
Victory of the emperor (Augustus).

Mint

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

Comments

Example of this type:
Trustees of the British Museum

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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