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Otacilia Severa


Coin of Otacilia Severa. Valkhof Museum, Nijmegen (Holland). Photo Marco Prins.
Coin of Otacilia
(Valkhof, Nijmegen)
Otacilia Severa: name of a Roman empress, married to Philip the Arab (r. 244-249).

Life

  • Daughter of Severianus
  • Before 238: Marries to Philip the Arab
  • Spring 244: Philip made emperor; Otacilia receives the title of Augusta
  • 248? Death (no coins with her portrait issued after this date)
  • 249: Damnatio memoriae

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