VF/VF Septimius Severus Limes Denarius

Ancient Coins - VF/VF Septimius Severus Limes Denarius
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Attribution: RSC 606
Date: 210-211 AD
Obverse: SEVERVS PIVS AVG, Severus r.
Reverse: RESTITVTOR VRBIS, Roma l.
Size: 20mm
Weight: 2.1 grams
Description: Limes denarii were struck by official mints in bronze, generally on the northern frontier where silver was scarce. Many times they are mules with mismatched obverse and reverse dies. They were still valuated as a denarius. Many times the weak strikes are attributed to the use of old dies sent to the frontier to be used once they were too worn for Imperial use. An interesting part of Roman history!
Prezzo SKU : 2766
US$ 34.00
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  • CHF 31.36
  • CAD 45.49

Quotazione: 09/29/20

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