RPC IX, 1444


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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1444
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Mopsus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Issue Year ΗΙΤ = 318
Dating AD 250/1
Nominative Quintus Herennius Etruscus Messius Decius nobilissimus Caesar
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡΙ ΔΕΚΙΑΝωΝ ΜΟΨΕΑΤωΝ, Ε ΗΙΤ
Reverse design Sarapis standing left, raising arm, holding sceptre, and Isis standing left, holding sistrum and cornucopia; at right, crab
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 1443/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG EA 342, 14 Jan. 2015, lot 448 = Levante coll. = CNG 33, 15 Mar. 1995, lot 1273 = J. Nollé, H. Zeller, ‘Von Anazarbos nach Mopsuhestia’, JNG 45 (1995), p. 47, Abb. 3
2 2     CGT coll.