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: 12.44 gm.

Accession Number

88.167

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Herennia Etruscilla, diademed, draped right.
HERENNIAETRVSCILLAAVG
Reverse: Pudicitia, veiled, seated left, right hand lifting veil, transverse sceptre in left.
PVDICITIAAVG S C in ex.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation