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ID:     82000889
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SYRIA, DECAPOLIS
City:     Bostra
Issuer:     Otacilia Severa
Date Ruled:     AD Augusta, 244-249
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 29
Date Struck:     AD 244-249
Diameter:     29 mm
Weight:     19.13 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     MARCIA OTACILI SEVERA AVG
Obverse Description:     Draped bust of Otacilia Severa right, wearing stephane, set on crescent
Reverse Legend:     COL METR-OPOLIS BOSTRA
Reverse Description:     Veiled and draped bust of Tyche right, wearing mural crown, cornucopia over shoulder; uncertain object to right
Primary Reference:     Kindler 45
Reference2:     Spijkerman 58
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=147345
Grade:     VF, earthen green patina with trace of red on reverse
Notes:     Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 889 Possibly struck with clashed dies.