SILVER ANTONINIANUS OF OTACILIA SEVERA, ROME, AD 248.

SILVER ANTONINIANUS OF OTACILIA SEVERA, ROME, AD 248.

200.00

Obverse: OTACILIA SEVERA AVG, Diademed and draped bust of Otacilia Severa facing right, crescent behind shoulders.

Reverse: SAECVLARES AVGG, Hippopotamus standing right, officina mark IIII in ex.

RIC: 130. Sear: 9160. [Rome, AD 248].

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 4.1 g.

This type belongs to the extensive series struck in AD 248 commemorating the Saecular Games held on the thousandth anniversary of Rome's founding. Imagine hand to hand combat with a hippo! A near mint condition example of this highly desirable coin.

sold out
Add To Cart