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Coin of Tarsus with bust of Herennia Etruscilla

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Obverse: Draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla to right, wearing stephane. Crescent behind. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Dionysos, standing front, looking right, holds thyrsos in left hand, kantharos in right hand. Panther to left, below his right hand. Inscriptions in Greek in field at left and...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Tarsus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 13.19 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.551

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins