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Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Otacilia Severa

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Obverse: Bust of Otacilia Severa, draped, wearing stephane, right. Crescent behind. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: Eagle, head turned right, holds wreath in beak. (Inscriptions in Greek around and below eagle) Ruler: Philip I, About A.D. 245

Provenance

By 1964: with Berdj H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Berdj H. Kazandjian, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 245

Mint

Antioch, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 11.59 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.503

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins