Numismatics
Ruler: Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 146–211, ruled 193–211
Mint: Epiphaneia
Artist: Unknown
Honorand: Julia Domna, Empress of Rome, A.D. 160–217

Sestertius of Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome from Epiphaneia

A.D. 193–211

Copper

28.30 g, 6:00, 36.9 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.6000.1616
Geography: 
Made in Epiphaneia
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
1st–2nd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Library, New Haven Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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