Lot 489. Septimius Severus. A.D. 193-211. Æ sestertius. Rome, A.D. 194.
Septimius Severus. A.D. 193-211. Æ sestertius (31 mm, 25.07 g, 7 h). Rome, A.D. 194. L SEPT SEV PE-RT AVG IMP III, laureate head of Septimius Severus right / AFRI[CA], S C across field, Africa standing facing, head right, wearing elephant skin headdress and holding grain ears; at feet to right, lion standing right. RIC 668. Brown patina, pitting and smoothing in reverse field. Very fine.