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ID:     254191
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SYRIA, COELE SYRIA
City:     Heliopolis
Issuer:     Otacilia Severa
Date Ruled:     Augusta, 244-249 AD
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE28
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD Augusta, 244-249
Diameter:     28 mm
Weight:     18.07 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     OTACILIA SEVERA AVG
Obverse Description:     Diademed and draped bust right, set on crescent
Reverse Legend:     COL IVL [AVG FEL] / HEL
Reverse Description:     Tyche standing facing, holding rudder set on globe, and cornucopiae; male figures standing on either side, each holding a wreath in upraised hand; all within billowing canopy held by female figures (Nikai), each set on cippus; the whole on a low basis.
Primary Reference:     BMC Galatia 24
Reference2:     SNG Cop 436
Reference3:     Lindgren & Kovacs 2166
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=61534
Grade:     Near EF, black-green patina, traces of brick-red on reverse
Notes:     Well-struck and attractive specimen.