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Otacilia Severa

Marcia Otacilia Severa
Augusta (AD 244-249)

Otacilia Severa was the wife of Philip the Arab, and mother of Philip II. Nothing much is recorded about her family or her character


Obverse Legends on coins depicting Otacilia Severa

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Coins of Otacilia Severa currently available

Coin image Otacilia Severa
Bronze sestertius issued AD 244/245.
Obv: MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Diademed, draped bust facing right.
Rev: PVDICITIA AVG, Pudicitia seated left holding sceptre and with hand to veil.
Fine   |   AUD $110.00
Coin image Otacilia Severa
Silver antoninianus issued AD 247.
Obv: OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Diademed, draped bust facing right.
Rev: PIETAS AVGVSTAE, Pietas standing left hand raised, holding box of incense.
Very Fine-Extremely Fine   |   AUD $120.00
Coin image Otacilia Severa, Syria, Antioch
Silver tetradrachm issued AD 245.
Obv: MAP ΩTACIΛ CⲈOVHPRAN CⲈB, Diademed, draped bust facing right.
Rev: ΔHMAPX EΞOYCIAC YΠA TO A, Eagle standing wings spread, wreath in beak (SC in ex.).
Very Fine   |   AUD $120.00
Coin image Otacilia Severa
Silver antoninianus issued AD 245-247.
Obv: M OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Diademed, draped bust facing right on crescent.
Rev: IVNO CONSERVAT, Juno standing holding patera and sceptre.
Extremely Fine   |   AUD $150.00