Coin of Samos with bust of Herennia Etruscilla

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Asia: Ionia (Islands off), Samos

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 8.88 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1986.78

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla to right, crescent behind.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nemesis standing, facing, himation over her head as veil, wheel beside right leg.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., March 26, 1986 (recorded as Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule