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Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Herennius Etruscus

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Obverse: Draped and cuirassed bust of Herennius Etruscus to right. Below, five pellets. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Eagle, head left with wreath in beak, standing on palm brach. In exergue: SC Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1985: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, September 24, 1985

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 251

Mint

Antioch, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 12.30 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1985.442

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins