RPC IX, 1439


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1439
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Mallus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennia Etruscilla (Augusta)
Nominative Herennia Cupressenia Etruscilla
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Etruscilla, right, on crescent
Reverse inscription COLONIA MALLO, S C
Reverse design Minerva standing right, holding spear, extending right hand to founder Amphilochus (youthful) in guise of Apollo standing left, chlamys over left arm and holding branch; boar between them
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 32
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 1438/1–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: G.4198 BMC 32, pl. XVII.12, rev.
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.54114
3 3     Harvard: 1983.56.111
4 4     Ziegler 917
5 5     CGT coll.