Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Herennius Etruscus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 251


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 12.30 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1985.442

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped and cuirassed bust of Herennius Etruscus to right.
Below, five pellets.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle, head left with wreath in beak, standing on palm brach.
In exergue: SC
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1985: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, September 24, 1985

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour