Otacilia Severa, wife of Philip I, (248 A.D.), silver antoninianus, Rome Mint, (3.56 g), obv. diademed bust to right of Otacilia Severa, draped on a crescent, OTACIL SEVERA AVG around, rev. SAECVLARES AVGG around, Hippopotamus standing to right, raising head, in exergue IIII, (cf.S.9160 RIC 116b (Philip I), C.64); Herennia Etruscilla, (wife of Trajan Decius), (A.D. 249-251), silver antoninianus, Rome mint, issued 250, (4.96 g), obv. diademed draped bust to right on crescent, around HER ETRVSCILLA AVG, rev. Pudicitia standing to left drawing veil from face holding transverse sceptre, around PVDICITIA AVG, (S.9494, RIC 58b, RSC 17). Large flans, lightly toned, both about extremely fine, scarce. (2)
Ex Dr. V.J.A. Flynn Collection and previously from A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd. The first coin commemorates the 1000th year of Rome.