RPC IX, 1679

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1679
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, r., spreading wings, holding wreath in beak
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.10 g
Axis 12
Reference Prieur 627 (3), McAlee 1152h
Specimens 4 (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     ✸ P: 836
2     Dura Excavations 558
3     NAC 42, 20 Nov. 2007, lot 392
4     SNG Sweden I:2 631