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Sestertius (Coin) Portraying Empress Marcia Otacilia Severa

A work made of bronze.
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Date:

244-249

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the head of Empress Marcia Otacilia Severa, wife of Emperor Marcus Julius Philippus (also known as Philip the Arab), diademed and facing to the right. On the back (reverse), Concord is depicted holding a patera (dish) and double cornucopia.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Sestertius (Coin) Portraying Empress Marcia Otacilia Severa

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

244 CE–249 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG Reverse: CONCORDA AVGG

Dimensions

Diam. 3.2 cm; 21.24 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.939

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