Obverse: SEVERVSPIVS AVG – laureate head of Septimius Severus right
The inscription reads: Severus Pius Augustus – Severus, the pious emperor (Augustus).
Reverse: P M TR P XVII COS III P P – Neptune, naked except for cloak over left shoulder and right arm, standing left, right foot set on globe, holding trident in left hand
The inscription reads: Pontifex Maximus, Tribunicia Potestate Septima Decima, Consul Tertium, Pater Patriae –
High priest, holder of tribunician power for the 17th time, consul for the third time, father of the nation.