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Roman Empire

Ruler: Otacilia Severa wife of Philip I
Reigned: (Philip's reign) 244 AD - 249 AD
Denomination: AR Antoninianus
Mint: Rome
Date of Issue: 245-247 AD
Obverse: Diademed and draped bust right, crescent under. "M. OTACIL. SEVERA. AVG."
Reverse: Concordia seated left holding patera and double cornucopiae "CONCORDIA AVGG."
Reference: RCVM 9147, RSC 4, RIC 125c
Weight: 3.9 gms
Diameter: 21.7 mm

Marcia Otacilia Severa - wife of Philip I

Marcia Otacilia Severa was the daughter of Severus, Governor of Pannonia, and married Philip I, about 234, by whom she had Philip II in 237. Her son was killed in her arms by the Praetorians after her husband's defeat and death in battle near Verona - October 249. She ended of her days in retirement.

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