RPC IX, 1716

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1716
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Issue Group 3, officina 2
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; below bust: ••
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 11.72 g
Axis 6, 7, 11, 12
Reference Prieur 631 (18), McAlee 1152b
Specimens 12 (8 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 246, Vogüé
2     P: 838
3     B: Löbb
4     B: Rauch
5     C McClean 9419
6     NY: 1944.100.59324
7     NY: 1944.100.59325
8     ✸ O
9     Yale: 1938.6000.2463 Dura Excavations 560
10     ArtCoins Roma 5, 14 May 2012, lot 707
11     CNG 45, 18 Mar. 1998, lot 987
12     CNG EA 218, 9 Sept. 2009, lot 386