RPC IX, 1780

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1780
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Issue Group 4, officina 4
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: Δ
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ƐΞΟΥϹΙΑϹ, S C
Reverse design eagle standing on line, facing, head r., spreading wings, holding wreath in beak; pellet between legs
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 11.98 g
Axis 12
Reference Prieur 642 (3), McAlee 1156
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Löbb
2     Dura Excavations 567 (not in Yale)
3     ✸ McAlee coll. = McAlee 1156