Silver denarius, 18 mm.
Obv: IMP CAE L SEP SEV PERT AVG
Laureate bust of Severus facing right.
Rev: ARAB ADIAB COS II PP
Victory walking with trophy and wreath.
Refers to victory of Niger and Arabs, ca. 195 AD.
Septimius Severus was born in Leptis Magna, Lybia. He succeeded to the throne at the age of 13 after the murder of Commodus and ruled jointly with his sons Geta and Caracalla. He died in York, Britain.