Coin of Cremna with bust of Herennia Etruscilla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Pisidia, Cremna

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 16.62 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.889

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Etruscilla wearing stephane to right.
Crescent behind shoulders.
ERENETRVS CILLAAVG.
Reverse: In center laureate, draped bust of Trajan Decius facing laureate, draped bust of Hostilian. At left, draped bust of Herennius. Eagle with spread wings below.
COL I V L AVGFELCR In center field: EM NA

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 113); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour