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ID number:  BIRBI-R1756
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Herennia Etruscilla; Trajan Decius; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  249-251
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  17.19
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 499. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R1756.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Herennia Etruscilla, wearing diadem, draped, facing r. Reverse: Pudicitia, draped and veiled, seated facing l., drawing veil with r., holding sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: HEPENNVA INƆVSCILLΔ ΛVC (Herennia Etruscilla Augusta). Reverse: PVDICITIΛ AVG (Modesty of the Empress). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed)

Bibliography:  RIC IV 136b (Trajan Decius)

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Trajan Decius
Roman

251
Herennia Etruscilla
Roman


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