Otho, 69. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.55 g, 7 h), Rome, 15 January-16 April 69. IMP M OTHO CAES[AR AVG TR P] Bare head of Otho to right. Rev. SECVRI[TAS] P R Securitas standing front, head to left, holding wreath in her right hand and scepter in her left. BMC 18. Cohen 17. RIC 8. Beautifully toned and with a fine portrait. Flip-over double strike, otherwise, about extremely fine.
From the collection of a retired senior air force officer, ex Roma IX, 7 April 2016, 778.
This coin is a so-called flip-over double strike, meaning that the flan was not removed between two strikes but flipped over, which resulted in traces of the reverse type and legend being visible on the obverse and vice versa.