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ID:     76001591
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Herennius Etruscus
Date Ruled:     AD 250-251
Metal:     Orichalcum
Denomination:     Sestertius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 250-251 a Caesar
Weight:     18.31 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     Q HER ETR MES DECIVS NOB C
Obverse Description:     Bare-headed and draped bust right, as seen from the back
Reverse Legend:     PIETAS AVGG / S - C
Reverse Description:     S - C to the right and the left of Mercury standing left, holding purse in right hand and caduceus in left
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     RIC 167a (Trajan Decius)
Reference2:     Banti 1
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=109266
Grade:     Good VF, green patina, traces of deposits.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 1591 From the Alain Lagrange Collection. Ex Friedrich Collection (Numismatica Ars Classica, 2 April 1995), lot 1882.