Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Herennia Etruscilla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 250–251


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 15.69 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.921

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Etruscilla to right, wearing stephane.
Crescent behind shoulders.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dionysos reclining to left, head right, on panther lying right, head left. He holds thyrsos in left hand.
Greek letter in field at left and right. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour