Septimius Severus (193-211 A.D.) - Silver Denarius - 16.71mm, 2.72gr
Severus, his laureate head right
Reverse - ARAB ADI A B CO S II P P
Victory, advancing left, holding wreath and trophy.
Refers to victory over Niger in the "Arabian-Adiabenian" War.

Minted in Rome in 195 or 196 A.D. (IMP 7, COS 2)

Mattingly, H & Sydenham, E.A., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 4, Part 1 (RIC),  p99 nr 64
Sear, D.R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV Millennium Edition), Vol. 2, p457, nr. 6265, obverse variety IMP VII
Sear, D.R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p190, nr. 1747
Cohen, H, "Descriptions Historique des Monnaies frappees sous l'Empire Romain" (C), Volume 4, p8, nr 50
Seaby, H.A. & Sear, D.R., "Roman Silver Coins" (RSC), Volume 3, p21, nr. 50
Hill, P.V., "The Coinage of Septimius Severus and his family of the Mint of Rome" (CSS), p14, nr. 183
Mattingly, Carson & Hill, "Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum", Volume 5 (BMC), p42, nr. 133
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p181, nr. 12.
Suarez, R., "Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins" (ERIC),  p178, nr.154 variety O48, (B03, O48, R031, T173, M4)

Quality: Fine-