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Denarius of Septimius Severus

Silver denarius, 19mm, 3.43gm, issued AD 211. Rome mint.

Obv: DIVO SEVERO PIO, Bare head facing right.

Rev: CONSECRATIO, Pyramidal crematorium.

References: Sear 7053, RIC 191F, RSC 89.

Septimius Severus died in York early in AD 211. He was interred in the Mausoleum of Hadrian when his body was returned to Rome and the Senate deified him.

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