Medallion with bust of Otacilia Severa, struck under Philip I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 39.5 mm. Weight: 59.05 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1980.210

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Medallions

Obverse: Bust of Otacilia Severa, draped, wearing stephane, left.
MARCIAOTACIL SEVERAAVG
Reverse: Otacilia as Pudicitia seated left, drawing veil over face with right hand, holding scepter in left hand. In front of her, two children to right. Behind, Felicitas stands, holding cornucopia in left hand, caduceus in right.
 PVDICITIAAVG

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; June 18, 1980: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour