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Sestertius with bust of Herennius Etruscus, struck under Trajan II Decius

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Herennius Etruscus to right. QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC Reverse: Emperor stands to left, cuirassed, holding spear in left hand, wand in right. PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS In field: S C

Provenance

By 1964: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., The Adelphi, 1-11 John Adam Street, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 250–251

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 21.45 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.2145

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins