RPC IX, 2084


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2084
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Caesarea Maritima
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Obverse inscription (C) MES Q EREN ETRVSCO DECIO CAES
Nominative Messius Quintus Herennius Etruscus Decius Caesar
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL PR F AV(G) F C CAES MET S P
Reverse design Etruscus riding on galloping horse, right, holding transverse spear; below, at right, small figure of enemy
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 181, Kadman II 180
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1908,0110.1649 BMC 181
2 2     ✸ P: 110
3 3     J-MJA: 44.01/2351 Kadman II 150, p. 206, no. 61, pl. XIII (‘Decius’)
4 4     J-MJA: 60/3064 Kadman II 180
5 5     J-PBI Kadman II 180