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Sestertius with bust of Herennia Etruscilla, struck under Trajan II Decius

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Obverse: Bust of Herennia Etruscilla, diademed, draped right. HERENNIAETRVSCILLAAVG Reverse: Pudicitia, veiled, seated left, right hand lifting veil, transverse sceptre in left. PVDICITIAAVG S C in ex.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 249–251

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 12.44 gm.

Accession Number

88.167

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins