OTACILIA SEVERA
wife of Philip I

Antoninianus Presentation

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Sear - 2633 Seaby - 63 VM - 14 RIC - 116(b)
Diademed and draped bust right, on crescent. Obverse: "OTACIL SEVERA AVG"
  
Diademed and draped bust right, on crescent


Mint and Year: Rome - undated (AD 248)
Weight:      4.22 grams
Die axis:    15 degrees
Rarity:       common

Officina:   4 (IIII)


Reverse: "SAECVLARES AVGG"
    Hippopotamus standing right, looking down; IIII in exergue.

Note:  This series was  issued celebrating the 1000 anniversary of Rome.  Exotic beasts were exhibited for the entertainment of the people.  For all of the coins issued for the Secular games click here.

Hippopotamus standing right, looking down; IIII in exergue.

Sear - Seaby - 64 VM - 15 RIC - 116(b)
Diademed and draped bust right, on crescent. Obverse: "OTACIL SEVERA AVG"
  
Diademed and draped bust right, on crescent


Mint and Year: Rome - undated (AD 248)
Weight:      4.30 grams
Die axis:    30 degrees
Rarity:    common

Officina:   4 (IIII)


Reverse: "SAECVLARES AVGG"
    Hippopotamus standing right, looking up; IIII in exergue.

Note:  This series was  issued celebrating the 1000 anniversary of Rome.  Exotic beasts were exhibited for the entertainment of the people.  For all of the coins issued for the Secular games click here.

Hippopotamus standing right, looking up; IIII in exergue.

Sear - Seaby - 72 VM - RIC - 141
Diademed and draped bust right, on crescent. Obverse: "OTACIL SEVERA AVG"
  
Diademed and draped bust right, on crescent


Mint and Year: unknown - undated (AD 244 - 249)
Weight:      3.83 grams
Die axis:    185 degrees
Rarity:       scarce


Reverse: "SALVS AVG"
   
Salus, standing left, holding scepter and feeding snake coiled around altar.

Note:  This coin is a hybrid with the reverse of Philip I.  It is also an ancient counterfeit and a fouree (silver over copper base).

Salus standing left,

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