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Lot # 347 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$200 / Price Realized: US$650
Herennius Etruscus as Augustus. Antoninianus
Herennius Etruscus as Augustus. 251 AD. Antoninianus, 3.75g. (1h). Rome, . Obv: IMP C Q HER ETR MES DECIO AVG Bust radiate, draped, cuirassed right. Rx: VICTORIA GERMANICA Victory advancing right holding wreath and palm. RIC 154 (R2). Cohen 41 (20 Fr.). Toned. About EF.

Acquired from Fred Knobloch, CSNS, Chicago, 4 May 1969.

Very rare; Herennius was clearly made Augustus only shortly before he and his father died in battle against the Goths at Abrittus in Moesia in early June 251 AD.
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