Coin of Cremna with bust of Herennius Etruscus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Pisidia, Cremna

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 6.63 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.888

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Herennius Etruscus to right.
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Reverse: Female figure (Genius of colony), standing with head to left and wearing kalathos, holds patera over flaming altar in right hand, in left cornucopia.
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Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 112); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour