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681066
Sale: Triton VIII, Lot: 1066. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 10 January 2005. 
Sold For $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

HERENNIUS ETRUSCUS. As Caesar, 250-251 AD. Æ Sestertius (19.42 gm, 12h). Q HER ETR MES DECIVS NOB [C], bare-headed and draped bust right, seen from behind / [P]IETAS AVGVSTORVM, S C in exergue, simpulum, aspergillum, ewer, and lituus perched on top of patera. RIC IV 168a var. (bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from front); cf. Pink IV, pg. 20; Banti 2; Hunter 20 (same obverse die); Cohen 15 var. (same). Good VF, mottled red, brown, and gray-green patina, struck on full flan. ($500)

From the Michael Weller Collection. Ex Friedrich Collection (Numismatica Ars Classica, 2 April 1995), lot 1884 (part of).