ORBIANA
Wife of Severus Alexander

Augusta: A.D. 225-227

 
GNAEA SEIA HERENNIA SALLVSTIA BARBIA ORBIANA, the daughter of Seius Sallustius Varus Macrinus, was married to Severus Alexander in 225 A.D. and elevated to the title of Augusta at the same time. When her father was accused of treason in 227 A.D. and subsequently executed, she was banished to Libya.
(Contributed by Jan de Veen)

The Denarii

Silver Denarius (18.6mm, 2.6gr), Struck 225 A.D. in Rome

Obv: SALL BARBIA ORBIANA AVG Draped bust right

Rev: CONCORDIA AVGG  Concordia seated left on throne, holding patera and holding double cornucopiae.

RIC 319 (Severus Alexander), RSC 1, Sear 8191
Bob Rinaldi Collection