Aureus of the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus (reigned AD193-211).
Coin of Septimius Severus by Unknown Artist, 197
© British Museum
- Diameter: 0.2 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £7,999)
- Acquired in:
Obverse has portrait bust in profile. Reverse has a standing figure raising the right hand and holding a whip in the left.