Coin of Pergamum with bust of Herennius Etruscus, struck under Comph. Glycon

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Pergamum

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 21.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1097

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Herennius Etruscus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: At left, Asklepios standing holding serpent-staff in right hand.
At right, Cybele standing holding staff in each hand. Staff ends in sort of plant.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour