Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1760
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Plevna Hoard
Maker:  Herennius Etruscus; Trajan Decius; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  250-251
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.66
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 684. From a find near Plevna, Bulgaria, 1922, acquired through the British Museum, 1923.
BIRBI-R1760.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Herennius Etruscus, wearing radiate crown, draped, facing r. Reverse: Sprinkler, simpulum, jug, and lituus.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: Q HER ETR MES DECIVS NOB C (Quintus Herennius Etruscus Messius Decius, Noble Caesar). Reverse: UIEΓΛS ΛVGVɔλUHVM (Piety of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 143 (Trajan Decius)

5 Related People

Herennius Etruscus
Roman

251
Trajan Decius
Roman

251
Plevna Hoard



Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Viewing Record 1 of 1