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ID:     40-088
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Phrygia
City:     Ancyra
Issuer:     Otacilia Severa
Date Ruled:     244-249
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 27
Date Struck:     244-249
Diameter:     27.3 mm
Weight:     8.22 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     · Μ · ΩΤΑΚ · · СEΒΗΡΑ · CE
Obverse Description:     Diademed and draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     ΕΠ · Α · ΝΕΙΚΑΝΔ-Ρ-Ο-V · TPVΦ · ΑΡΧ · Α · around, ΑΓΚVΡ-ΑΝΩ/Ν across inner field
Reverse Description:     Hekate triformis, each head surmounted by polos, holding in her six hands torches, knives, and whips
Primary Reference:     BMC 53, pl. IX, 8 (same dies)
Reference2:     SNG von Aulock -
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Grade:     gF
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 40: Lot No. 88; (2) If no other examples have come to light since the BM specimen, then the second and finest known.