Otacilia Severa (AD 244-249). AR antoninianus (21mm, 4.07 ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionOtacilia Severa (AD 244-249). AR antoninianus (21mm, 4.07 gm, 7h). NGC Choice AU 5/5 - 4/5. Rome, 4th officina, AD 247-248. OTACIL SEVERA AVG, draped bust of Otacilia Severa right on crescent, seen from front, wearing stephane, hair weaved in straight lines and rows with long plait carried up the back of head / SAECVLARES AVGG, hippopotamus walking right, head raised, IIII in exergue. RIC IV.III (Philip I) 116b.
Struck to celebrate the Saecular Games marking Rome's 1000th anniversary.
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