Ancient Roman AE Sestertius of Empress Otacilia Severa / Concordia

Ancient Roman AE Sestertius of Empress Otacilia Severa / Concordia

Code: 11674

£195.00 Approx $268.23, €228.34
 

This is an ancient Roman Æ orichalcum Sestertius, of Empress Marcia Otacilia Severa, wife of Philip the Arab, minted in Rome between 245 - 247 AD 

Obverse: MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG, "Empress Marcia Otacilla Severa" diademed draped bust right.

Reverse: CONCORDIA AVGG, S C in ex "Harmony of our Emperor, Decree of the senate" Concordia seated left, holding patera & double cornucopiae.

A wonderful coin with a great patina and pleasing portrait.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Sestertius

MATERIAL: Æ orichalcum

DATE: 244 - 249 AD (minted in Rome between 245 - 247 AD)

SIZE: 28mm diameter

WEIGHT: 18.48 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC IV 203a (Philip I); Hunter 14 (Philip I); Cohen 10

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Frankfurt am Main, Germany.