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    Caesarea Maritima, Samaria. Herennius Etruscus. (251 AD). AE (25mm, 13.38 gm, 12h). Draped bust of Herennius Etruscus r., radiate; [MES] Q ERENET AVG CO DECIO C[AES] / In center above, Tyche standing facing, veiled, holding scepter and small bust, her foot over prow of galley; at her feet, r., small figure of harbor-god holding anchor; below, two female figures sacrificing birds over altar flanked by two bulls; COL P F AV F CAES METROP (the first Flavian Augustan colony, Caesarea, metropolis). Ros. 144. Kad. 176. Sofaer pl. 32,150. Cleaned, dark green patina, earthen highlights. Fine.

    This specimen allows us to revise and correct a portion of the obverse legend.


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