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Coin of Tarsus with bust of Herennia Etruscilla

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Obverse: Draped bust of Etruscilla wearing stephane right. Crescent behind. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Dionysos stands facing, head right, holding thyrsos in left hand, kantharos in right. At his feet, panther to left, looking upwards. Inscriptions in Greek. (see media screen for Greek...

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By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Tarsus, Cilicia


Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 13.06 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins