RPC IX, 1678

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1678
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Issue Group 3
Obverse inscription ƐΡƐΝΝ ƐΤΡΟΥ ΜƐ ΚΥ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ΚƐϹΑΡ
Nominative Herennius Etruscus Messius Quintus Decius Caesar
Obverse design bare-headed and draped bust of Etruscus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ƐΞΟΥϹΙΑϹ, S C
Reverse design eagle standing on palm, l., spreading wings, holding wreath in beak
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference Prieur 626 (5), McAlee 1153h
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note Confirmation required: none of the specimen recorded is absolutely clear that there is no pellet below the bust

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     G SNG 3100
2     Dura Excavations 550
3     ✸ Rauch 91, 5 Dec. 2012, lot 658