Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Otacilia Severa

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 245


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 11.59 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.503

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Otacilia Severa, draped, wearing stephane, right. Crescent behind.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle, head turned right, holds wreath in beak.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below eagle.

Ruler: Philip I, About A.D. 245

Provenance

By 1964: with Berdj H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Berdj H. Kazandjian, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour