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Double-sestertius with bust of Herennia Etruscilla, struck under Trajan II Decius

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Obverse: Draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla to right, crescent behind. HERENNIAETRVSCILLAAVG Reverse: Pudicitia seated left, veil in right hand, scepter in left. PVDICITIAAVG in ex.: SC Raised edge.

Provenance

By 1968: with Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6, & 7 King Street, St. James's, London S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son Ltd., November 13, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 249–251

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 30.11 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

68.711

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins