RPC IX, 1682

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1682
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennia Etruscilla (Augusta)
Issue Group 3 and 4: bronze city coinage
Obverse inscription ƐΡƐΝΝΙΑ ΤΡΟΥϹΚΙΛΛΑ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Herennia Etruscilla Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Etruscilla, r., on crescent
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧƐΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟΛΩ(Ν), Δ Ɛ, S C
Reverse design portable shrine with four columns enclosing statue of Tyche seated, facing, with river god (Orontes) facing, at her feet; above, ram running r.; usually, carry-bars at the base of the shrine
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Average weight 16.90 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference CRS 502b, McAlee 1171
Specimens 8 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 3: same rev. die as 1685/3. 4: same rev. die as 1683/3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 855
2     G SNG 3099
3     Amsterdam CRS p. 400
4     J-SBF CRS p. 400
5     BSFN, 65–2, p. 18–21 (found in Josnes, France)
6     CNG EA 106, 19 Jan. 2005, lot 216
7     Lindgren I, 2022
8     ✸ McAlee 1171 = CNG MBS 78, 14 May 2008, lot 1446