Sestertius with bust of Otacilia Severa, struck under Philip I

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 248


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.88 gm.

Accession Number

88.157

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Otacilia Severa diademed, right.
MARCIAOTACILSEVERAAVG
Reverse: Hippopotamus, right.
[S]AECVLARESAVGG In ex.: S C

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation