Coin of Philomelium with bust of Otacilia Severa, struck under Mn. Hest[...]

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Philomelium

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 14.98 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1193

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Otacilia Severa right with crescent behind shoulders.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Circular temple with four columns and cupola raised on base. Facing statue stands within.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour