RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 15974)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 15974)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Syria
City Damascus
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Otacilia Severa (Augusta)
Issue Fine style
Dating AD 247/9
Obverse inscription M OTAC SEVERA AVG
Nominative Marcia Otacilia Severa Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa, right, crescent at shoulders
Reverse inscription COL ΔAMA METRO
Reverse design in upper register, Fortuna seated left, on rock, holding fillet or diadem and cornucopia; in upper left field, ram leaping left, head right; before, Marsyas standing right, holding wineskin and raising hand; in lower register, four Tychai: the outer pair with hands raised towards Fortuna of Damascus; left of centre figure holding up uncertain object; right of centre figure sacrificing over altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    NY: 1944.100.83723
    ✸ Winterthur: G 6969 GrMW III, 1004
    CNG EA 208, 8 Apr. 2009, lot 220 = Dix, Noonan Webb, 29 Sept. 2008, lot 5733
    CNG EA 341, 17 Dec. 2014, lot 55
    CNG EA 426, 8 Aug. 2018, lot 401