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Antoninianus with bust of Otacilia Severa, struck under Philip I

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Obverse: Bust of Otacilia Severa, diademed, right, with crescent about shoulders. OTACILSEVERAAVG Reverse: Pietas standing left, holding right hand over lighted altar, with perfume box in left. In field left, [inscription] PIETASAVGG

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 248

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 3.69 gm.

Accession Number

01.5005

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins