RPC IX, 1683

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1683
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Issue Group 3 and 4: bronze city coinage
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 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
Axis 1, 5, 6, 11, 12
Reference CRS 502c, McAlee 1158
Specimens 16 (8 in the core collections)
Die-links 3: same rev. die as 1682/4.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 623
2     L: 1841,0730.170 BMC 624
3     P: 856
4     B
5     B: Morel
6     NY: 1944.100.59354
7     NY: 1944.100.59355
8     ✸ V: GR 21566
9     A: 6124e
10     Milan: Brera 4607
11     CNG 49, 17 Mar. 1999, lot 1098
12     CNG EA 277, 11 Apr. 2012, lot 148
13     CNG EA 71, 20 Aug. 2003, lot 112
14     Lindgren I, 1304
15     M&M GmbH 14, 16 Apr. 2004, lot 660
16     McAlee coll. = McAlee 1158