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Roman Ring of Emperor Septimius Severus


Date: 206 A.D
Mint: Rome
Obverse. Inscription: SEVERVS PIVS AVG
Reverse. Inscription: PM TRP XIII COS III PP
Reference: RIC 196
Denomination: Silver Denarius
Weight: 14.64 grams - total weight includes ring and coin
Description: Obverse: Laureate head of Roman Emperor Septimius Severus.
Reverse: The Roman god Jupiter standing holding staff.

Size 11. This ancient Roman silver coin is set in a modern silver ring. It is a beautiful European hand crafted ring which is only available from Coins of Time. It is engraved with the Roman insignia S.P.Q.R which stood for Senatus Populusque Romanus (“The Senate and the People of Rome”). We will provide a certificate of authenicity with the coin ring outlining our guarantee and detailing the specifics of the coin.

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History : Septimius Severus was a great general and an even more powerful Emperor. He defeated Rome’s long time enemy, the Parthians, in Mesopotamia in 197 AD. He traveled to Britain to defeat the northern barbarians and he died in York in 211 AD. He restored power and stability to Rome that did not last beyond his lifetime.