Completely silver-plated coins.
Denomination: AE Antoninianus, silver plated.
Size: 22 mm.
Weight: 3.98 g.
Period: 274 A.D.
Minted in: Rome.
Obverse: SEVERINA AVG, draped bust on crescent, head facing right with Greek crown. Severina as Augusta.
Reverse: CONCORDIA AVGG, harmony of the Augusti. Emperor and empress shake each other's hands.
Reference: RIC 3.
Severina was the wife of Aurelianus. Little is known about her. She might have been the daughter of Philippus I and Otacilia Severa. After the murder of Aurelianus she supposedly reigned for three months until the assumption of power by Tacitus. In 274 she was elevated to empress.
- Year/Period and Variation
- Severina (Augusta, 270-275 n.Chr.)
- Extremely fine