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SALVIA, a plebeian family ; surname Otho.
Its coins present four varieties. There are pieces
in silver and in brass bearing the name of this
family, struck by the moneyers of Augustus ;
and among others the following :-- M. SALVIVS.
OTHO IIIVIR A. A. F. F., in first and second
brass, with head of Augustus, behind which
is a victory, as if crowning the emperor with
laurel.-- This monetal triumvir was the
grandfather of the Emperor Otho, and had himself
served the praetorship.