The Barry P. Murphy Collection of Severan Denarii

 

 

Septimius Severus - Emesa Mint Page 10

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SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS. 193-211 AD. AR Denarius (3.53 gm). Emesa mint. Struck 194-195 AD. IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II, laureate head right / M-ONET AVG, Moneta standing left, holding scales in right hand, cornucopiae in left. RIC IV 411a; BMCRE 380ff; RSC 330.

 

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SEV-289   SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS. 193-211 AD. AR Denarius (2.74 gm). Emesa mint. Struck 194-195 AD. IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II, laureate head right / PIETAT AVG, Septimius, togate and veiled, standing left, sacrificing from patera over altar. RIC IV 413; BMCRE 387; RSC 376.   

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SEV-290   SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS. 193-211 AD. AR Denarius (2.84 gm). Emesa mint. Struck 195 AD. IMP CAE L SE[P SEV PERT AV]G COS II, laureate head right / POMA A-E-TERNA, Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory in right hand, sceptre in left. RIC IV 414 note; BMCRE pg. 97. * note; RSC 614 var.  Very rare, both RIC and BMC refer to only one specimen in the Reka Devnia hoard.   

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SEV-291   SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS. 193-211 AD. AR Denarius (2.64 gm). Emesa mint. Struck 194-195 AD. IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II, laureate head right / SAECVL FELICIT, crescent and seven stars. RIC IV 417; BMCRE 390; RSC 628a.  

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SEV-292   SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS. 193-211 AD. AR Denarius (2.77 gm). Emesa mint. Struck 194-195 AD. IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II, laureate head right / SAECVL FELICIT, crescent and seven stars. RIC IV 417; BMCRE 390; RSC 628a.   

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SEV-293   SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS. 193-211 AD. AR Denarius (2.96 gm). Emesa mint. Struck 195 AD. IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II, laureate head right / S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI, Septimius on horseback left, right hand raised. RIC IV 415; BMCRE 389; RSC 652.  Much rarer than the variety with PBINCIPI on the reverse   

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SEV-294   SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS. 193-211 AD. AR Denarius (2.75 gm). Emesa mint. Struck 195 AD. [IMP C]AE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II, laureate head right / S P Q [R OPTIM]O PRINCIPI, Septimius on horseback left, right hand raised. RIC IV 415; BMCRE 389; RSC 652.  Much rarer than the variety with PBINCIPI on the reverse  

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SEV-295   SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS. 193-211 AD. AR Denarius (2.93 gm). Emesa mint. Struck 195 AD. IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II, laureate head right / S P Q R OPTIMO PBINCIPI (sic), Septimius on horseback left, holding spear in right hand. RIC IV 415 var.; BMCRE 389 var.; RSC 652 var. Although not specifically listed in the references, the variety with the spelling error on the reverse is much more common than the variety which is spelled correctly.  

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SEV-296   SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS. 193-211 AD. AR Denarius (3.59 gm). Emesa mint. Struck 195 AD. IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II, laureate head right / TR P III IMP V COS II, captive seated right, propping head on left hand, arms before. RIC IV 432; BMCRE 408; RSC 660.  Ex Kelly Collection (Spink Auction 123, 18 November 1997), lot 1130.  

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SEV-297   SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS. 193-211 AD. AR Denarius (3.29 gm). Emesa mint. Struck 195 AD. IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG COS II, laureate head right / TR P III IMP V COS II, captive seated right, propping head on left hand, arms before; curved sword in exergue. RIC IV 432; BMCRE 409; RSC 660a.  

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