Coin of Amisus with bust of Otacilia Severa

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 245


Mint: Pontus, Amisus

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 32.34 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1973.631

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Otacilia Severa wearing stephane right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche seated left, rudder in right hand, above a human head,
cornucopia in left hand.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; November 30, 1973: purchased from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, December 12, 1973

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock