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Coin of Mallus with bust of Herennius Etruscus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Herennius Etruscus to right. QERENETRVSCMESDECIVMCAESS Reverse: Tyche seated left, between two vexilla. Two rivergods swim at her feet. MAL LO CO LONIA on vexilla: S C

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 1, 1968: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

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

Mint

Mallus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 15.49 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

68.579

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins