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Coin of Cremna with bust of Herennius Etruscus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Herennius Etruscus to right. IMPCAESCHERETRMESDECIVM Reverse: Female figure (Genius of colony), standing with head to left and wearing kalathos, holds patera over flaming altar in right hand, in left cornucopia. GENCO LCRFM

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 112); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 249–251

Mint

Cremna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 6.63 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.888

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins