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Otacilia Severa Antoninianus

Otacilia Severa Antoninianus, wife of Philip I (Emperor AD 244-249), minted at Rome AD 244-246, RIC 119b, RSC 9,  23mm, 3.8 gms, Obverse:  diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa facing right, resting on a crescent, a stephane in her hair, MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Reverse:  Concordia seated left, holding a patera in her right hand and cradling two cornucopiae in her left arm, CONCORDIA AVGG, a very lustrous coin with just a tiny hint of attractive toning, a sharp and wonderful portrait of Otacilia, very detailed Concordia on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides with the exception of the latter part of the long and tight obverse legend not fully struck up, but very legible, a beautiful coin struck on a broad flan with an especially pretty portrait of Otacilia, Asking price:  $285 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Otacilia Severa Antoninianus

Otacilia Severa Antoninianus, wife of Philip I (Emperor AD 244-249), struck at Rome, RIC 125c, RSC 4, Obverse:  diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa facing right, resting on a crescent, and wearing a stephane in her elaborately weaved hair, M OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Reverse:  Concordia seated left, holding a patera in her outstretched right hand and cradling two cornucopiae in her left arm, CONCORDIA AVGG, a very lustrous, bright, and beautiful coin well struck and centered, a very pretty and fetching and sharp portrait of Otacilia, a detailed Concordia on the reverse, and full and clear legends on both sides, a lovely coin with an especially attractive portrait, Asking price:  $275 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Otacilia Severa Antoninianus

Otacilia Severa Antoninianus, wife of Philip I (Emperor AD 244-249), struck at Rome, RIC 126, RSC 17, Obverse:  Diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa facing right, resting on a crescent, with a stephane in her hair, M OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Reverse:  Concordia seated left, holding a patera and a cornucopia, an altar at her feet, CONCORDIA AVGG, very lustrous coin, beautiful and sharp portrait of the empress, detailed Concordia on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, a beautiful coin, Asking price:  $255 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered overseas (please see shipping information page)

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Otacilia Severa Antoninianus

Otacilia Severa Antoninianus, wife of Philip I (Emperor AD 244-249), RIC 116b, RSC 64,  4.38 gms, Obverse:  diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa facing right, resting on a crescent and wearing a stephane in her beautifully styled hair, OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Reverse:  A hippopotamus standing right, looking up (as opposed to a similar issue with the hippo looking down!), SAECVLARES AVGG, IIII in exergue, struck to commemorate the games put on by Philip to mark the 1,000 anniversary of the founding of Rome, very lustrous coin, gorgeous and superb portrait of the empress, detailed hippo on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, an exceptional example of this issue by any measure, a gem in my opinion and well deserving of its Choice EF grade, Asking price:  $975 includes priority shipping and insurance, registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)000_5062000_5056000_5061000_5059

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Otacilia Severa Antoninianus

000_4384.jpg000_4381.jpg000_4387.jpg000_4379.jpgOtacilia Severa Antoninianus, wife of Philip I (Emperor AD 244-249), struck AD 246-248 at Rome, RIC 130, RSC 43,  3.79 gms, Obverse:  diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa facing right, wearing a stephane in her hair, resting on a crescent, OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Reverse:  Pietas standing half left, holding a box of perfume in her left hand and raising her right hand, PIETAS AVGVSTAE, very lustrous coin, a sharp, beautiful, and fetching portrait of the empress, detailed and sharp Pietas on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides of the coin, a nothing less than gorgeous coin that is well struck and centered and graded Superb Extremely Fine by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, a bright and sharp gem, Asking price:  $290 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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Otacilia Severa Antoninianus

000_1614.JPG000_1613.JPG000_1611.JPG000_1609.JPG000_1608.JPG000_1578.JPG000_1577.JPG000_1575.JPG000_1574.JPG000_1572.JPG000_1570.JPG000_1569.JPG000_1568.JPG000_1567.JPGOtacilia Severa Antoninianus, wife of Philip I (emperor AD 244-249), RIC IV, 125c; RSC 4; Van Meter 1, 23 mm, 3.9 gms, struck at Rome, Obverse: diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa facing right, resting on a crescent, stephane in her elaborately styled hair, M OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Reverse: Concordia seated left, holding a patera in her outstretched right hand and cradling two cornucopiae in her left arm, CONCORDIA AVGG, very lustrous coin with just a tiny touch of attractive toning, in my opinion an incredibly pretty and flattering (and deservedly so!) sharp portrait of the empress in very (!!) high relief, very detailed Concordia on the reverse, full and sharp obverse legend, full and sharp reverse legend with the exception of OR in CONCORDIA a tiny bit softly struck, a beautiful coin indeed, just lovely, with one of the prettiest and most endearing (syrupy but true) portraits of this empress I’ve seen.  One heck of a fox of a portrait, but that’s one man’s opinion, and perhaps I need to remarry (but then again…), well struck and centered on a large flan and from my researches an exceedingly exceptional example of this issue of Otacilia’s,  Asking price: $335 includes priority shipping and insurance000_1566.JPG

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Otacilia Severa Antoninianus

000_0817.JPG000_0815.JPG000_0814.JPG000_0813.JPG000_0810.JPG000_0808.JPG000_0806.JPG000_0805.JPG000_0803.JPG000_0802.JPG000_0801.JPGOtacilia Severa Antoninianus, wife of Philip I (Emperor AD 244-249), struck at Rome, RIC IV, 126; RSC 17; Van Meter 3, Obverse: draped and diademed bust of Otacilia Severa facing right, her hair elaborately styled, wearing a stephane in her hair, and resting on a crescent, M OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Reverse: Concordia seated left, holding a patera in her right hand and cradling a cornucopia in her left arm, an altar at her feet, CONCORDIA AVGG, very lustrous coin with a sharp, pretty, and just plain fabulous high relief portrait of the empress, very detailed Concordia on the reverse, full and crisp legends on both sides, a lovely coin well struck and centered with an exceptionally beautiful portrait, and from my researches and experience an exceedingly exceptional example of this issue of Otacilia’s, Asking price: $345 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)000_0800.JPG

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Otacilia Severa Antoninianus

000_8829.JPG000_8828.JPG000_8827.JPG000_8825.JPG000_8824.JPG000_8823.JPG000_8822.JPG000_8820.JPG000_8819.JPG000_8818.JPG000_8816.JPG000_8815.JPG000_8814.JPG000_8813.JPG000_8812.JPG000_8811.JPGOtacilia Severa Antoninianus, minted at Rome AD 246-248, RIC IV, Part III, 123c, RSC 53, Van Meter 13, 4.56 gms, Obverse: draped bust of Otacilia Severa facing right on a crescent, a stephane in her hair, MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Reverse: Pudicitia seated left, drawing her veil with her right hand, and holding a transverse scepter in her left, very lustrous coin with just the slightest hint of attractive toning, sharp, beautiful and high relief portrait of the empress, very detailed Pudicitia on the reverse, full and sharp legends on both sides of the coin, very well centered and struck on a very, very large flan, a beauty (the lady and the coin), an exceptional example of this issue of Otacilia’s, Asking price: $275 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)000_8810.JPG

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Otacilia Severa Antoninianus

000_7786.JPG000_7785.JPG000_7784.JPG000_7782.JPG000_7781.JPG000_7780.JPG000_7779.JPG000_7778.JPG000_7777.JPG000_7775.JPG000_7773.JPG000_7772.JPG000_7770.JPG000_7768.JPG000_7767.JPG000_7766.JPG000_7764.JPG000_7762.JPG000_7761.JPG000_7760.JPG000_7757.JPG000_7756.JPGAD 244-249 (wife of Philip I), struck at Rome AD 245, 4th Issue, 4th Officina, RIC IViii, p. 83, 123c; Cohen 53; Van Meter 13, 4.28 gms, Obverse: diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa on a crescent facing right, a stephane in her hair, MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Reverse: Pudicitia, veiled, seated left, drawing veil with her hand and holding a scepter, PVDICITIA AVG, lustrous coin with just the tiniest hint of attractive toning, a real fox of a sharp and superb portrait of the empress, lovely detail in her hairstyle, very detailed Pudicitia on the reverse, clear and full legends on both sides of the coin, a well struck and centered coin on a huge (yes, that’s the word!) flan, and a stunningly beautiful coin, especially in hand, Asking price: $325 includes priority shipping and insurance000_7755.JPG

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