Legion III Coins of Septimius Severus

Rome and Alexandria. Legionary coins of the Alexandria, Egypt, mint honor the North African Legion III Augusta which `freed` Egypt from the clutches of Pescennius Niger at the very end of 193 AD. A good percentage of the coins of Septimius issued at Rome by this time were the Legionary standards type with legends honoring each of the legions that supported Septimius from the very beginning of his bid for the Empire. Relating to the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus (193 - 211 AD) [Rome] [Coin Collecting]

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