About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the profile head of Emperor Septimius Severus, facing right and laureate. The back (reverse) depicts the goddess Victory running right, a wreath in right hand, palm branch over left shoulder.
- Ancient Roman
- Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Septimus Severus
- 194 CE–195 CE
- Obverse: L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP III Reverse: VICT AVG TRP II COS II
- Diam. 2 cm; 7.20 g
- Gift of Martin A. Ryerson