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ID:     101097
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Coele Syria
City:     Heliopolis
Issuer:     Otacilia Severa
Date Ruled:     AD 244-249
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 28
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     28 mm
Weight:     21.38 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     OTACILIA SEVERA AVG
Obverse Description:     Draped bust right, wearing stephane, set on crescent
Reverse Legend:     COL IVL AVG FEL / HEL (In Ex.)
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 24-5 (same dies)
Reference2:     Sawaya 549-553 (D95/R215)
Reference3:     SNG Copenhagen 436 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Triskeles Auctions
Price Sold For:     68 USD
Date Sold:     27/6/2013
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Triskeles Auctions Auction 5: Lot No. 84