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ID:     76001592
     [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:     13.7 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     Q HER ETR MES DECIVS NOB C
Obverse Description:     Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassesd bust right
Reverse Legend:     PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS / S - C
Reverse Description:     S - C to the right and the left of the Prince standing left, holding wand in right hand and transverse spear in left
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     RIC 171a (Trajan Decius)
Reference2:     Cohen 28
Reference3:     Banti 5
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=109267
Grade:     VF, green and brown patina, slightly irregular flan.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 1592 From the Alain Lagrange Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 45 (18 March 1998), lot 2270.