Coin of Otacilia Severa from Philippopolis (PHI0101)

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Title

Coin of Otacilia Severa from Philippopolis (PHI0101)

Description

Local bronze coin of Otacilia Severa, wife of the emperor Marcus Julius Philippus (Philip the Arab), from Philippopolis, 244-249 CE

Source

Publisher

Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Monnaies, médailles et antiques [http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb41762598g]

Date

Rights

Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Monnaies, médailles et antiques [http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb41762598g]

Format

Bronze

Language

Identifier

PHI0101

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

9.62-19.54g (pictured=16.18g)

Diameter (mm)

27-30mm

Province

Arabia

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Otacilia Severa, wearing a stephane, facing right

Reverse Type

Roma, wearing a helmet and sitting on a shield (and piles of arms?) facing left, holding a spear and an eagle supported by two figures

Obverse Legends

MAP ΩΤΑΚΙΛΙ CEOVHPAN CEB (Marcia Otacilia Severa, Sebaste)

Reverse Legends

ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΚΟΛΟΝΙΑC (Colonia Philippopolis)

Citation

“Coin of Otacilia Severa from Philippopolis (PHI0101),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed May 23, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/74.

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