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Severus II

Flavius Valerius Severus
Augustus (AD 306/307)  |  De Imperatoribus Romanis entry

When Diocletian abdicated Galerius arranged for Severus, a companion, to become Constantius' new Caesar, passing over Constantius' own son Constantine. When Constantius died Severus duly became Augustus, but he troops at York declared Constantine emperor. Maxentius, the son of Maximianus, also revolted in Italy and Severus died invading the home province to put down the rebellion


Obverse Legends on coins depicting Severus II

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