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Silver denarii

Denarii were the standard silver coins of the first and second centuries AD.
25 denarii made 1 golden aureus and one denarius was worth 4 sestertii
A typical denarius measures approximately 18 mm in diameter.

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Septimius Severus - 193 to 211 AD

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RC 2816 - Septimius Severus (193-211AD) - silver denarius


RC 2816 - Septimius Severus (193-211AD) - silver denarius of 197 AD (16 mm)
obverse - [SEVERVS PIVS] AVG IMP VIII
reverse - SECVRITAS PVBLICA - Security seated holding a globe.
The letter C ( a banker's mark?) is stamped in the right field
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RC 3081 - Septimius Severus (193-211AD) - silver denarius


RC 3081 - Septimius Severus (193-211AD) - silver denarius of 204 AD
obverse - SEVERVS PIVS AVG
reverse - VICT PART MAX - Victory advancing holding a laurel wreath.
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RC 2963 - Septimius Severus (193-211AD) - silver denarius


RC 2963 - Septimius Severus (193-211AD) - silver denarius of 198 AD
obverse - [IMP C]AE L SEPT SEV PERT AVG
reverse - MARTI VICTO[RI] - Mars advancing with spear and standard
This coin celebrates his victory over Claudius Albinus at Lyons in 197 AD, a victory which made him master of the Empire.
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Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus

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RC 2642 - Julia Domna - silver denarius


RC 2642 - Julia Domna (wife of Septimius Severus) - silver denarius
(issued by her elder son Caracalla, c 211 AD)
obverse - IVLIA AVGVSTA
reverse - VESTA - Vesta (protectress of family life) seated
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RC 2787 - Julia Domna - silver denarius


RC 2787 - Julia Domna (wife of Septimius Severus) - silver denarius
(issued by Septimius Severus, c206 AD)
obverse - IVLIA AVGVSTA
reverse - FELICITAS - Felicity holding wand and staff
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RC 3096 - Julia Domna - silver denarius


RC 3096 - Julia Domna (wife of Septimius Severus) - silver denarius
(issued by Septimius Severus, c209 AD)
obverse - IVLIA AVGVSTA
reverse - IVNO - Juno with peacock at her feet.
60

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RC 3082 - Julia Domna - silver denarius


RC 3082 - Julia Domna (wife of Septimius Severus) - silver denarius
(issued by Septimius Severus, 204 AD)
obverse - IVLIA AVGVSTA
reverse - PIETAS PVBLICA - Empress sacrificing over altar
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Caracalla (Antoninus Pius) - 198 to 217 AD

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RC 3204 - Caracalla as Caesar - silver denarius


RC 3204 - Caracalla
- silver denarius of 199 AD
obverse - M ANTONINVS PIVS AVG
reverse - FELICITAS AVGG - Felicitas holding wand and cornucopia.

(Caracalla was a nickname - referring to the Gallic tunic he normally wore)
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RC 3143 - Caracalla as Caesar - silver denarius


RC 3143 - Caracalla
as Caesar (195-198 AD) - silver denarius of 198 AD
obverse - M AVR CAES PONTIF
reverse - MARTI VLTORI - Mars advancing.
(Caracalla was a nickname - referring to the Gallic tunic he normally wore)
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RC 2643 - Caracalla (198 - 217 AD) - silver denarius


RC 2643 - Caracalla (198 - 217 AD) - silver denarius, Rome mint, 207 AD
obverse - ANTONINVS PIVS AVG
Reverse - VOTA SVSCEPTA - Caligula sacrificing over an altar
(Caracalla was a nickname - referring to the Gallic tunic he normally wore)
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RC 3912 - Caracalla (198 - 217 AD) - silver denarius


RC 3912 - Caracalla (198 - 217 AD) - silver denarius, Rome mint, 213 AD
obverse - ANTONINVS PIVS FEL AVG
Reverse - MONETA AVG - Moneta (money supply) holding scales and cornucopis
(Caracalla was a nickname - referring to the Gallic tunic he normally wore).
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Plautilla - wife of Caracalla

Plautilla was married to Caracalla by an ambitious father when Caracalla was only 14 in 202 AD.
Three years later her father was murdered on behalf of Caracalla and Plautilla was exiled.
In 211, when Caracalla became sole Emperor, she was murdered.


RC 3097 - Plautilla silver denarius of 204 AD
obverse - PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA
reverse - VENVS VICTRIX - Venus standing with apple, branch and shield, Cupid at her feet.
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Geta - 209 to 212 AD

RC 3205 - Geta (209-212 AD) - silver denarius


RC 3205 - Geta (209-212 AD) as Caesar 198-209 - silver denarius of 202 AD
obverse - P SEPT GETA CAES PONT
reverse - SECVRIT IMPERII - Security seated holding globe.
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RC 713 - Geta (209-212 AD) - silver denarius


RC 713 - Geta (209-212 AD) as Caesar 198-209 - silver denarius - Rome mint 198 AD
obverse - L SEPTIMVS GETA CAES
reverse - FELICITAS TEMPOR - Felicity (= prosperity) with cornucopia and caduceus (wand)
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RC 3098 - Geta (209-212 AD) - silver denarius


RC 3098 - Geta (209-212 AD) as Caesar 198-209 - silver denarius - Rome mint 199 AD
obverse - P SEPT GETA CAES PONT
reverse - NOBILITAS - Nobility standing.
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RC 3083 - Geta (209-212 AD) - silver denarius


RC 3083 - Geta (209-212 AD) as Caesar 198-209 - silver denarius - Rome mint 207 AD
obverse - P SEPTIMVS GETA CAES
reverse - PONTIF COS - Minerva with spear and shield
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RC 2802 - Severus Alexander (222-235 AD) - silver denarius


RC 2802 - Severus Alexander (222-235 AD) - silver denarius
obverse - IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG
reverse - PM TR P COS II PP - Romulus advancing with spear and trophy.
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Julia Mamaea, mother of Severus Alexander
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RC 2644 Julia Mamaea - silver denarius


RC 2644 Julia Mamaea (mother of Severus Alexander)
silver denarius of 231 AD
obverse - IVLIA MAMAEA AVG
reverse - IVNO AVGVSTAE - Juno seated
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RC 903 Julia Mamaea - silver denarius


RC 903 Julia Mamaea silver denarius of 222 AD
obverse - IVLIA MAMAEA AVG
reverse - IVNO CONSERVATRIX - Juno standing, peacock at her feet.
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