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ID number:  BIRBI-R1699
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Otacilia Severa; Philip I; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  248
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  16.41
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 79. Presented by Earle Fox, 1914.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Otacilia Severa, wearing a diadem, draped, facing r. Reverse: Pietas, draped, standing facing l., sacrificing over altar and holding perfume box in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MARCIH OTACIL SEVERA HVC (Marcia Otacilia Severa Augusta). Reverse: DIETHS ΛvcG S C (Piety of the Emperors; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 198 (Philip I)

4 Related People

Philip I
Roman

249
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Otacilia Severa
Roman


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