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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1701
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:  244-249
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.30
Weight (g):  24.58
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2030. Ex Levis Collection, A. H. Baldwin, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Otacilia Severa, wearing a diadem, draped, facing r. Reverse: Pudicitia, draped and veiled, seated facing l., r. drawing veil and holding sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΠΠARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG (Marcia Otacilia Severa Augusta). Reverse: PVDICITIA AŲG (Modesty of the Empress) In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 209 (Philip I)

4 Related People

Otacilia Severa
Roman


Philip I
Roman

249
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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