Coin of Hierapolis and Smyrna with bust of Otacilia Severa

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Asia Minor: Phrygia and Ionia, Hierapolis and Smyrna (Alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 10.49 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1986.353

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two prize crowns holding palms.
Inscriptions in Greek on crown at left, on crown at right, below crowns, and around.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer, 1986, no. 99); September 17, 1986: purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour