Otacilia Severa, with Philip I and Philip II.
|CNG 88, Lot: 1390. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Augusta, AD 244-249. Bimetallic Orichalcum and Bronze Medallion (36mm, 49.46 g, 12h). Dynastic issue. Rome mint. Struck circa AD 247. Draped bust of Otacilia Severa right, wearing stephane / PIETAS AVG[VS]TORVM, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philip I right, vis-à-vis bareheaded and draped bust of Philip II left. Gnecchi 1 and pl. 110, 2 (same obv. die); Banti 1 = Cohen 1; Gemini IV, 488 (same dies). Fine, black-green patina with traces of red-brown and earthen overtones. Rare.