Coin of Mallus with bust of Herennius Etruscus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Cilicia, Mallus

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 15.49 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

68.579

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Herennius Etruscus to right.
QERENETRVSCMESDECIVMCAESS
Reverse: Tyche seated left, between two vexilla. Two rivergods swim at her feet.
MAL LO CO LONIA on vexilla: S C

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 1, 1968: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock