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Medallion with bust of Otacilia Severa, struck under Philip I

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Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right. MARCIAOTACIL SEVERAAVG Reverse: Three Monetae standing left, each holding scales and cornucopiae and having a pile of money at her feet. AEQUITASPVB LICA


By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 17, December 2-4, 1957, lot 543); purchased by MFA at the Münzen und Medaillen auction for $ 1751.29 (this is the total price of 58.2-58.10); accessioned January 9, 1958

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–249



Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 059.


Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 32.67 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Medallions