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Coin of Pergamum with bust of Herennius Etruscus, struck under Comph. Glycon

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Herennius Etruscus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: At left, Asklepios standing holding serpent-staff in right hand. At right, Cybele standing holding staff in each hand. Staff ends in sort of plant. Inscriptions in Greek.


By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Pergamum, Asia: Mysia


Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 21.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins