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SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
(193 - 211 CE)
Anchialus, Thrace
Septimius Obv: AVT Λ CEΠT CEVHPOC
Severus' laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: OVΛIΠANΩN AΓXIAΛEΩN
Homonoia standing left in kalathos, holding patera & cornucopia.
(AMNG 473)
25x27mm / 12.1g
die axis 12:00
Septimius Obv: AVK Λ [CEΠ] CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: AΓXIAΛEΩN
Aesklepios walking left, holding serpent entwined staff.
(AMNG 499)
18mm / 3.75g
die axis 8:00
Septimius (Signed by Statilius Barbarus)
Obv: [---] CEVHPOC Π
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: [--] CTA BABAPOY AΓXIAΛ[--]
City gate with two towers.
(?)
27x25mm / 9.7g
die axis 7:00
Augusta Traiana, Thrace
Septimius Obv:[AVK Λ CEΠTI] CEBHPOC
Laureate and draped bust right.
Rev:AVΓOVCT[HC] TPAIANHC
City gate with open door, flanked by two towers, a third tower rising up behind.
(Moushmov 3005)
19mm / 4.07g
die axis 1:00
Philippopolis, Thrace
Septimius Obv: AV.K.Λ. CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEITΩN
Draped bust of Tyche right.
(?)
19mm / 4.4g
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: AV K Λ CEVHPOC
Draped, laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: ΦIΛIΠΠOΠOΛEITΩN
Two crossed cornucopias.
(Varbanov 1158)
17mm / 4.0g
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: [--]KAI CE[CE]VHPOC
Laureate head left.
Rev: ΦIΛIΠΠ[OΠOΛITΩN]
Snake coiled around tripod.
(Moushmov 5283)
18mm / 3.3g
die axis 6:00
Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior - L. Aurelius Gallus
Septimius Obv: AV K Λ CEΠ CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev: V AV ΓAΛΛOV MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopia.
(Moushmov 394)
27mm / 10.7
die axis 6:00
Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior - L. Julius Faustinianus
Septimius Obv: AV K Λ CEΠ CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev: VΠ ΦAVCTINIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopia.
(Moushmov 394)
25mm / 11.1
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: AV K Λ CEΠ CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev: VΠ ΦAVCTINIA MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopia.
(AMNG 573)
26mm / 9.9
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: AV Λ CEΠTI CEVHPOC
Laureate draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev: VΠ ΦAVCTINIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia.
(Moushmov 385)
25mm / 9.9g
die axis 1:00
Septimius Obv: AV Λ CEΠTI CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: VΠ AVC TINIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia.
(Moushmov 385)
27mm / 11.1g
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: [AV K Λ] CEΠT CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus right.
Rev: VΠ ΦAΩCTINIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛ (around) TΩN (in exergue)
Dionysos naked, standing, holding cup and thyrsos; panther below.
(Moushmov 938v)
26mm / 8.3g
die axis 7:00
Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior - Flavius Ulpianus
Septimius Obv: AV K Λ CEΠ CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev: V ΦΛ OVΛΠIANOY MAPKIANOΠO[ΛITΏN]
Kybele seated left with patera, arm on drum and lion at side.
(Moushmov 382)
26mm / 11g
die axis 12:00
Septimius Obv: AVK Λ CEΠT CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev: [V] ΦΛ OYΛΠIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛIT
Eagle standing facing, head right, wreath in its beak.
(Moushmov 389)
27mm / 12.7
die axis 7:00
Marcianopolis, Moesia Inferior - No legate
Septimius Obv: AV K Λ CE CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: [MA]PKIANOΠOΛEIT (Ω in left field & N in right field)
Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia.
(Moushmov 394)
20mm / 5.1g
die axis 7:00
Septimius Obv: AV [Λ CEΠT] CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right
Rev:[MAP]KIANOΠOΛIT[ΩN]
Kybele seated left on throne, holding patera, resting left elbow on tympanon, lion to right (off flan).
(AMNG 586 / SNG Tubingen 81)
18mm / 5.1g
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: [--] CEVHPO
Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev: MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Hercules strangling the Nemean Lion.
(Moushmov 397)
18mm / 3.7g
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: [---]
Laureate head right.
Rev: MAPKIAN[OΠO]ΛEITΩN
Naked Eros standing left, shooting arrow.
(?)
16mm / 2.8g
die axis 7:00
Septimius Obv: AV KA CE CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: MAP[KIANOΠO]ΛEITΩN
Eagle standing facing, head right, wings gathered.
(Varbanov 729)
16 mm / 2.4g
die axis 7:00
Septimius Obv: AV Λ CE[--] CEVHPO
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: MAPKIANOΠOΛITΩN
Cybele seated left on throne flanked by lions, right hand holding patera, left arm resting on drum.
(Moushmov 382)
17mm / 2.5g
die axis 12:00
Nicopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior - L. Aurelius Gallus
Septimius Obv: AV K Λ CEΠ CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: VΠ[---ΓAΛ]ΛOY NIKOΠOΛITΩ ΠPOC I
Asklepios standing left, holding snake entwined staff.
(Moushmov 909)
25mm / 11.5
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: AVT Λ CEΠTI CEVH ΠEP
Laureate head right.
Rev: VΠ AVP ΓAΛΛOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC ICTP
Zeus seated left on throne, holding patera and spear.
(Moushmov 947)
27mm / 11.8
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: AV.K.Λ.C.CEVHPOC Π
Laureate head right.
Rev:[VΠ AVP] ΓAΛΛO-V NIKOΠOΛITΩ (aound) ΠPOC ICT (ex)
Tyche standing left with rudder and cornucopia.
(Moushmov 999)
27mm / 11.6
die axis 7:00
Septimius Obv: AVT Λ CEΠTI CEVHP ΠEP
Laureate head right.
Rev: VΠ AY ΓAΛΛOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOCI
Eagle over alter, holding wreath in its beak.
(Moushmov 982)
27mm / 11.6
die axis 7:00
Nicopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior - Flavius Ulpianus
Septimius Obv: AVT Λ CEΠTI CEVHPOC Π
Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: V ΦΛ OVΠIAN NIKOΠOΛI ΠPOC I
Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsos.
(AMNG 1333)
28.5mm / 12.2g
die axis 2:00
Nicopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior - No legate
Septimius Obv: [---]
Bare head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛ[----] ΠP[OC...] in exergue.
Lion walking right.
(Moushmov 972)
16mm / 2.0g
die axis 12:00
Septimius Obv: [AV] KAI Λ CE [CEVHPOC]
Laureate head right.
Rev: [NIKOΠOΛIT]ΩN ΠPOC ICTP
Bearded head of Herakles left.
(?)
17mm / 2.4g
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI Λ CE CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC ICTPO .
Bearded head of Herakles left.
(?)
17mm / 2.8g
die axis 7:00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI CE CEVHPOC
Laureate head of Severus right.
Rev: IO ΔOMNA NIKOΠOΛIT ΠPO
Draped bust of Julia Domna right.
(Moushmov 1025)
16mm / 3.3g
die axis 12:00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛ[--]
Hera, draped, standing front, head left, holding patera and long vertical scepter.
(Moushmov 1008)
16mm / 2.8g
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI CE-CEVHPO[C]
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛI-TΩN ΠPO[C IC]
Priapus, standing left, right hand holding end of erect phallus, left arm at side.
(Moushmov 987)
17mm / 2.0g
die axis 1:00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI [CE?] CEVHPOC
Laureate and draped bust right.
Rev: NIKO/ΠOΛIT / ΠPOC / IC
The legend in four lines within laurel wreath.
(Moushmov 975s)
17mm / 2.5g
die axis 12:00
Septimius Obv: AV K[CEVHPOC]
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛI ΠPOC (around) ICTP (ex)
Lion walking right.
(Moushmov 972)
16mm / 1.8g
die axis 8:00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI CEVHP
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛI ΠPOC ICT
Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia.
(Varbanov 2241s)
16 mm / 3.2g
die axis 7:00
Septimius Obv: [AV K Λ CE CEVHPOC}
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛ ΠPOC ICT
Homonoia, draped, standing front, head left, holding patera and cornucopia.
(Varbanov 2233)
16mm / 2.4g
die axis 7.00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI CE CEVHPO
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛI ΠPOC ICT
Homonoia, draped, standing front, head left, holding patera and cornucopia.
(Moushmov 963)
18mm / 3.5g
die axis 6:00
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Septimius Obv: AV KAI CE CEVHPO
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛI ΠPOC ICT
Homonoia, draped, standing front, head left, holding patera and cornucopia.
(Moushmov 963)
16mm / 2.4g
die axis 7:00
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Septimius Obv: AV KAI CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛI ΠPOC ICT
Naked Dionysos standing left, holding grapes and thyrsos.
(Varbanov 2262)
16 mm / 2.5g
die axis 8:00
Septimius Obv: [AV K CEVHPOC]
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠO[ΛI ΠPOC] ICT
Naked Zeus standing left, holding patera and scepter.
(Varbanov 2244)
17 mm / 3.4g
die axis 8:00
Septimius Obv: [---]
Draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛIT-ΠPOC ICTP
Peacock with turned head., tail resplendant.
(Moushmov 985)
17mm / 3.6g
die axis 12:00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI CE CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: [NIKOΠO]ΛITΠPO[C IC...]
Dionysos naked, standing, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos.
(Moushmov 937)
16mm / 2.7g
die axis 8:00
Septimius Obv: AV K Λ CE CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC ICTPO
Crescent and one star.
(AMNG 1436/Varbanov 2503)
17mm / 3.1g
die axis 2:00
Septimius Obv: AV Λ C CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKO[ΠO]ΛI ΠPOC (Retrograde)
Hermes standing left, holding purse and caduceus.
(Varbanov 2240v)
17mm / 2.75g
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: AV Λ CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛITΩN [ΠPO]C IC
Vase with two handles.
(Varbanov 2495)
17mm / 3.1g
die axis 7:00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI CE - [CEVHPOC]
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛI-ΠPOC ICTP
Hermes, naked but for chlamys, standing front, head left, holding purse and caduceus.
(AMNG 1373 p378)
16mm / 2.9g
die axis 8:00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛI ΠPOC ICTPΩ
Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm.
(Moushmov 917)
18mm / 1.9g
die axis 7:00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI CE[VHPOC]
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIK[OΠOΛITΩ]N ΠPOC I
Crescent moon with four stars.
(Varbanov 2504)
16 mm / 3.1g
die axis 2:00
Septimius Obv: [---]
Laureate head right.
Rev: [NI]KOΠOΛIT-ΩN ΠPOC ICT
Thanatos, Genius of Death, resting on burning inverted brand
(Moushmov 924)
18mm / 5.6g
die axis 8:00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI C CEVHPO

Rev: NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC I
Winged Genius (Thanatos) standing right, resting on column, holding inverted torch.
(AMNG 1366)
16.5mm / 2.90g
die axis 2:00
Septimius Obv: AV K[AI CE] CEVHPOC
Draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev:NIKOΠOΛ[ITΩN ΠPOC I]
Apollo standing left, leaning on tree.
(Moushmov 903)
21mm / 2.6g
die axis 6:00
Septimius Obv: AV KAI CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛI ΠPOC IC
Apollo, naked, standing right, right hand raised, left arm resting on tree.
(Moushmov 902v)
16mm / 2.4g
die axis 8:00
Septimius Obv: A[V K Λ C?]-CEVHPOC
Laureate head right.
Rev: NIKOΠOΛI - ΠPOC ICTPΩ
Asklepios standing front, head turned left. Leaning on a serpent-staff.
(AMNG 1382)
18mm / 2.4g
die axis 6:00
Heraclea Pontica, Bithynia
Septimius Obv: AVT [KΛ CEΠ] CEVHPOC Π
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: HPAKΛHAC EN ΠONTΩ
Hercules advancing right, nude except for lionskin tied around neck and wrapped around left arm, holding rake to clean the Augean Stables.
(According to Hans Voegtli, Bilder der Heldenepen, Basel 1977, pp. 44-45, the cleansing of the Augean stables is the least commonly depicted of the Twelve Labors of Hercules, both on ancient coins and in ancient art generally. Voegtli knew depictions of this myth on the coins of only three cities, Alexandria in Egypt, Heraclea in Bithynia, and Perinthus in Thrace)
(unpublished)
30 mm / 5.7 g
die axis 7:00
Caesarea, Cappadocia
Septimius Obv: A V K Λ CΕΠΤ CΕΟVΗΡΟC
Laureate head right.
Rev: MHTPOΠ [ ]
Mount Argaeus on alter; ΕΤΙΓ,(AD 205/6) in exergue.
(Sydenham 396v, SNG Copenhagen 258v)
29mm /14.32g
die axis 6:00
Seleuceia Pieria, Syria
Septimius Obv: AVTOK [ ]
Laureate head right.
Rev: C[EL]VK[EWNΠIR]IAC
Thunderbolt set on cushion set on stool.
(BMC 49)
21mm / 6.42g
die axis 11:00
Septimius Obv:
Laureate head right.
Rev:
Winged thunderbolt on cushion placed on stool.
(BMC 49)
21mm / 5.6g
die axis 11:00
Edessa, Mesopotamia
Septimius Obv: [CEOVHPOC AVTOKPATWP]
Laureate head right.
Rev: [ABΓAPOC BACIΛEVC]
Draped bust of Abgar VIII right, bearded, wearing diademed, tiara; scepter before.
(GIC 5736 )
20mm / 3.9g
die axis 5:00