Double-sestertius with bust of Herennia Etruscilla, struck under Trajan II Decius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 30.11 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

68.711

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Herennia Etruscilla to right, crescent behind.
HERENNIAETRVSCILLAAVG
Reverse: Pudicitia seated left, veil in right hand, scepter in left. PVDICITIAAVG in ex.: SC
Raised edge.

Provenance

By 1968: with Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6, & 7 King Street, St. James's, London S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son Ltd., November 13, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour