RPC IX, 1784

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1784
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Issue Group 4, officina 6
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: VI
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 11.05 g
Axis 4, 5, 12
Reference Prieur 643 (3), McAlee 1157
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1984,1127.1
2     ✸ O
3     Bern: Righetti 2049
4     Dura Excavations 566
5     McAlee coll. = McAlee 1157
6     Prieur coll. = Prieur 643