|Roman Imperial. Septimius Severus (193-211). Denarius, 200-201, Rome mint.|
|Obverse:||SEVERVS AVG PART MAX.
Laureate head right.
Virtus, draped, standing left wearing a helmet and holding a shield and spear in her left and a small victory in her right hand.
|Dimensions:||AR, 3.25 g, 20 mm, 6h.|
|Condition:||Minor deposits and flan defaults. Good very fine.|
|Provenance:||From a German collection established over the last 30 years.|
|Comment:||The reverse shows the Virtus, personification of fortitude, of the Augusti. Virtus was one of the virtues and closely linked to the military success as shown here through the Victory.|