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ERIC Table of Contents


Title Page

Introduction

About Roman Coins

Denominations

Coins of Other Ancient Cultures

Identifying Roman Coins

How To Use This Book

Mintmarks

Mint Map

Pricing And Grading

Bibliography

Reference Catalogs Cited

Coin Terms Used

Glossary

Rarity Tables

Index of Rulers

Photography Credits

Additional Web Resources

Imperial Catalog:

AUGUSTUS
LIVA
AGRIPPA
NERO CLAUDIUS DRUSUS
GERMANICUS
AGRIPPINA I
TIBERIUS
DRUSUS
ANTONIA
CALIGULA
CLAUDIUS I
BRITANNICUS
AGRIPPINA II
NERO
GALBA
CLODIUS MACER
OTHO
VITELLIUS
VESPASIAN
DOMITILLA
TITUS
DOMITIAN
DOMITIA
JULIA TITI
NERVA
TRAJAN
PLOTINA
MARCIANA
MATIDIA
HADRIAN
SABINA
AELIUS
ANTONINUS PIUS
FAUSTINA I
MARCUS AURELIUS
FAUSTINA II
LUCIUS VERUS
LUCILLA
COMMODUS
CRISPINA
PERTINAX
DIDIUS JULIANUS
MANLIA SCANTILLA
DIDIA CLARA
PESCENNIUS NIGER
CLODIUS ALBINUS
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
JULIA DOMNA
CARACALLA
PLAUTILLA
GETA
MACRINUS
DIADUMENIAN
ELAGABALUS
JULIA MAESA
JULIA SOAEMIAS
JULIA PAULA
AQUILIA SEVERA
ANNIA FAUSTINA
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
JULIA MAMAEA
ORBIANA
MAXIMINUS I
PAULINA
MAXIMUS
GORDIAN I
GORDIAN II
BALBINUS
PUPIENUS
GORDIAN III
TRANQUILLINA
PHILIP I
OTACILIA SEVERA
PHILIP II
PACATIAN
JOTAPIAN
TRAJAN DECIUS
HERENNIA ETRUSCILLA
HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS
HOSTILIAN
TREBONIANUS GALLUS
VOLUSIAN
AEMILIAN
CORNELIA SUPERA
SILBANNACUS
URANIUS ANTONINUS
VALERIAN I
MARINIANA
VALERIAN II
GALLIENUS
SALONINA
SALONINUS
REGALIANUS
DRYANTILLA
POSTUMUS
LAELIANUS
MARIUS
VICTORINUS
DOMITIAN II
TETRICUS I
TETRICUS II
QUIETUS
MACRIANUS
CLAUDIUS II
QUINTILLUS
AURELIAN
SEVERINA
ZENOBIA
VABALATHUS
TACITUS
FLORIAN
PROBUS
SATURNINUS
CARUS
CARINUS
MAGNIA URBICA
NIGRIAN
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DIOCLETIAN
MAXIMIAN
CARAUSIUS
ALLECTUS
DOMITIUS DOMITIANUS
CONSTANTIUS I
THEODORA
GALERIUS
GALERIA VALERIA
SEVERUS II
MAXENTIUS
ROMULUS
CONSTANTINE I
HELENA
FAUSTA
ALEXANDER
LICINIUS I
CONSTANTIA
MAXIMINUS II
LICINIUS II
CRISPUS
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PRISCUS ATTALUS
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GALLA PLACIDIA
JOHANNES
VALENTINIAN III
LICINIA EUDOXIA
HONORIA
PETRONIUS MAXIMINUS
AVITUS
MAJORIAN
LIBIUS SEVERUS
ANTHEMIUS
EUPHEMIA
ANICIUS OLYBRIUS
GLYCERIUS
JULIUS NEPOS
ROMULUS AUGUSTUS
ARCADIUS
EUDOXIA
PULCHERIA
THEODOSIUS II
EUDOCIA
MARCIAN
LEO I
VERINA
LEO II
ZENO
ARIADNE
BASILISCUS
ZENONIS
LEONTIUS I
ANASTASIUS I
ANONYMOUS COINAGE

ERIC The Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins
by Rasiel Suarez


Otacilia Severa 

? - ? 

Wife of Philip I

While not much can be said about Otacilia the person, her coins sure are plentiful enough. This being the age of the cheap silver coins you can find her Antoniniani in any ancient coin dealerís inventory or in online auctions. These typically go from $20-$50 for problem-free coins of little or no wear.
 
Bronzes turn up regularly with the Sestertius probably being the most commonly available denomination. Asides from weighing considerably less than the Sestertii of a century before, they are still substantial coins.  

Busts: 

1) Diademed, draped bust left 
2) Diademed, draped bust right 
3) Diademed, draped bust right on crescent 

 

Obverses: 

 
1) M OTACIL SEVERA AVG 
2) MARC OTACIL SEVERA AVG 
3) MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG 
4) OTACIL SEVERA AVG 

 

Reverses: 

 
7) IVNO CONSERVAT 
10) MILIARVM SAECVLVM 
11) PAX AVGG 
16) PM TR P IIII COS II PP 
21) SALVS AVG 

 

Types: 

 
1) Aequitas standing left, holding scale and cornucopia 
2) Annona standing left, holding grain ears over modius and cornucopia
3) Antelope advancing left. 
4) Cippus 
5) Concordia seated left, holding patera and cornucopia
6) Concordia seated left, holding patera and two cornucopiae
7) Concordia seated left, sacrificing over altar and holding two cornucopiae
8) Fecunditas seated left, holding globe and scepter; child to left, another in background 
9) Fecunditas seated left, holding grain ears and cornucopia; child to left, another in background. 
10) Hippopotamus standing right 
11) Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter
12) Otacilia Severa standing right on left, shaking hands with Philip I to right, holding scepter 
13) Pax standing left, holding branch and scepter
14) Philip I laureate bust right facing Philip II bare head left 
15) Philip I standing left, sacrificing over altar
16) Pietas standing left, raising hand and holding incense box. 
17) Pietas standing left, raising hand and holding incense box; child to left. 
18) Pietas standing left, raising hand over altar and holding incense box. 
19) Pietas standing left, sacrificing over altar and holding incense box. 
20) Pudicitia seated left, pulling veil and holding scepter
21) Pudicitia seated left, pulling veil and holding scepter; child to left. 
22) Pudicitia seated left, pulling veil and holding scepter; two children to left and Felicitas to right, holding caduceus and cornucopia 
23) Roma seated left, holding Victory and scepter; altar to left. 
24) Salus standing left, feeding snake on altar and holding scepter
25) Securitas seated left, holding scepter and resting head on hand. 
26) Sol standing left, raising hand and holding globe. 
27) Temple with (6) columns, Roma within. 

 

Mints: 

 
1) Antioch 
2) Roma 

AU Aureus Reference(s) 
 
1) B2, O1, R04, T06 RIC 125a (IViii, Philip 1), C 2 
2) B2, O3, R12, T17 RIC 122a (IViii, Philip I), C 36 
3) B2, O3, R17, T20 RIC 123a (IViii, Philip I), C 51 

 
 
4) B3, O1, R04, T06 RIC 125c (IViii, Philip I), C 4 
5) B3, O1, R04, T07 RIC 126 (IViii, Philip I), C 17 
6) B3, O1, R07, T11 RIC 127 (IViii, Philip I), C 20 
7) B3, O1, R08, T11 RIC 128 (IViii, Philip I), C 21 
8) B3, O1, R16, T15 
9) B3, O3, R05, T12 
10) B3, O3, R12, T17 RIC 122b (IViii, Philip I), C 37 
11) B3, O3, R14, T19 RIC 121 (IViii, Philip I), C 34 
12) B3, O3, R17, T20 RIC 123c (IViii, Philip I), C 53 
13) B3, O4, R14, T19 RIC 115 (IViii, Philip I), C 39 
14) B3, O4, R15, T16 RIC 130 (IViii, Philip I), C 43 
15) B3, O4, R19, T10 Exe: IIII RIC 116b (IViii, Philip I), C 64 

 
 
16) B2, O3, R17, T20 RIC 123b (IViii, Philip I), C 52 

 
 
17) B1, O3, R17, T22 

 
 
18) B2, O3, R04, T05 Exe: SC RIC 204 (IViii, Philip I), C 15 
19) B2, O3, R04, T06 Exe: SC RIC 203a (IViii, Philip I), C 10 
20) B2, O3, R14, T19  RIC 208a (IViii, Philip I), C 46 
21) B2, O3, R17, T20 Exe: SC RIC 209a (IViii, Philip I), C 55 
22) B2, O3, R19, T10 Exe: SC RIC 200a (IViii, Philip I), C 65 
23) B2, O4, R04. T06 Exe: SC RIC 203e (IViii, Philip I), C 10 

 
 
24) B2, O3, R04, T06 Exe: SC 
25) B2, O3, R17, T21 Exe: SC 
26) B2, O3, R19, T04 
27) B2, O4, R19, T04 
28) B3, O4, R19, T04 

 
AE As 
 
29) B2, O3, R04, T06 Exe: SC RIC 203a (IViii, Philip I), C 10 
30) B2, O3, R15, T16 RIC 208b (IViii, Philip I), C 47 

 
 

Otacilia Severa Busts 

Otacilia Severa Types