Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by gregarious, May 20, 2017.

  1. gregarious

    gregarious E Pluribus Unum

    Just got another lady in the collection today! A purdy nice sestertius of Philip l(the Arab) wife, Augusta Marcia Otacilia Severa with a Pudicitia reverse (244-249 ad). ref. RIC 209a, Cohen 55 Otacilia sest. new empress coins rocks 002.JPG Otacilia sest. new empress coins rocks 004.JPG

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  3. Theodosius

    Theodosius Unrepentant Fine Style Freak! Supporter

    Nice looking patina. That has to be a satisfying big coin in hand!

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  4. gregarious

    gregarious E Pluribus Unum

    it is. not hardly as big as the Lucilla sest., but close! i'm not sure of it's weight (i've got to get sum scales:rolleyes:)
  5. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Nice Otacilia

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  6. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    That's a nice-looking chunk! I only have one in silver.

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  7. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Here's one with the PIETAS reverse:

    Otacilia Severa Pietas Sestertius.jpg
    Otacilia Severa, AD 244-249
    Roman AE sestertius; 27.7 mm, 14.33 gm
    Rome, AD 245-247
    Obv: MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG, diademed and draped bust, right
    Rev: PIETAS AVGVSTAE SC, Pietas standing left, right hand raised, holding incense box in left hand.
    Refs: RIC 208a; Cohen 46; Hunter 23; RCV 9168
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  8. stevex6

    stevex6 Random Mayhem

    greg => congrats on your cool OP-score (nice chick-coin)

    Ummm, this is definitely one of my favourite Top-5 coins ...

    Otac Hippo.jpg my coin a.jpg
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  9. gregarious

    gregarious E Pluribus Unum

    yup, you and your coin bro got those hippo reverses.. i love those too.
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  10. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    Cool Quarter-Denarius Mr. @gregarious ! Love the big bronzes...

    RI Otacilia Severa 244-249CE AR Ant Pietas Augustae incense RIC IV 43.jpg
    RI Otacilia Severa 244-249CE AR Ant Pietas Augustae incense RIC IV 43
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  11. icerain

    icerain Mastir spellyr

    My one and only Otacilia Severa sesterti

  12. randygeki

    randygeki Coin Collector

    Very nice!
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  13. Smojo

    Smojo dreamliner

    Nice OP @gregarious
    Yeah I've only one AR of Otacilia
    Otacilia Severa-Concordia dbl corn..jpg
  14. Aethelred

    Aethelred The Old Dead King Supporter

    Otacilia is one of my favorite ladies of Rome. Here is my Sestertius:

  15. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    A run of hippos, literally !

    I have a Pudicita big chunck too (some kind of bin lid)

    Otacilia, Sestertius struck in Rome on a medaillon flan, 244-245 AD
    MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG, Diademed and draped bust of Otacilia right
    PVDICITIA AVG. Pudicitia seated left holding sceptre
    22.70 gr, 35 mm
    Ref : Cohen # 55, RC #9169

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  16. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ..the OP coin is not of Otacilia...correct? rather, it is Herennia Estrucilla.... one should report this discrepancy..for posterity's sake :)
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  17. Smojo

    Smojo dreamliner

    Yeah, you should hunt that guy down and give a stern lecture about posting the wrong coins. :chicken::oops:
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  18. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

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