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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. Inscription mainly in Latin with a Greek koppa and an A without a crossbar. Reverse: Mars, helmeted, holding spear and shield in left hand, phiale in right, stands with head to left. COLI VL AVGCREM (see media screen...

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Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, May 8, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

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

Mint

Cremna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 6.05 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

68.168

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins