Medallion with bust of Otacilia Severa, struck under Philip I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 059.

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 32.67 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

58.6

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right.
MARCIAOTACIL SEVERAAVG
Reverse: Three Monetae standing left, each holding scales and cornucopiae and having a pile of money at her feet.
AEQUITASPVB LICA

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 17, December 2-4, 1957, lot 543); purchased by MFA at the Münzen und Medaillen auction for
$ 1751.29 (this is the total price of 58.2-58.10); accessioned January 9, 1958

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour