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Sestertius of Septimius Severus

Bronze sestertius, 27mm, 22.14gm, issued AD 193 Rome mint.

Obv: IMP CAES L SEPT SEV PERT AVG, Laureate head facing right.

Rev: LEG XIII GEMM V TRP COS SC, Legionary eagle standing between two standards.

References: Sear 6413, RIC 652.


The Legio XIII was raised by Julius Caesar for his Gallic War and retired them under the Battle of Munda in 45 BC. Augustus re-raised the Legion and it was based in the Balkans before being moved by Trajan to Dacia.

This coin fits the following collection focus(es): Legions.

2207NBL4528   |   Fine-Very Fine   |   AUD 350    Add to Cart