Coin of Etruscilla from Caesarea Maritima

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Title

Coin of Etruscilla from Caesarea Maritima

Description

A bronze coin (249-251 CE) depicting a bust of Etruscilla on the obverse and the god Bacchus on the reverse.

Publisher

RPCO V.9 no. 2074

Date

Format

Bronze

Language

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

bronze

Weight (g)

16.73g

Diameter (mm)

28mm

Province

Syria Palaestina

Obverse Type

A draped bust of the empress Etruscilla wearing a diadem

Reverse Type

The god Bacchus standing l. and holding a cantharus over a panther and thyrsus

Obverse Legends

ERENNIA ETRVSCILLA AVG

Reverse Legends

COL PR F AVG F C CAES METR P S P

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Role 2

Selected Bibliography

RPCO V.9, no.2074

Citation

“Coin of Etruscilla from Caesarea Maritima ,” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/728.

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