RPC IX, 2289

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2289
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Issue L Β = year 2
Dating AD 250/1
Obverse inscription Κ ƐΡƐ ƐΤΡ ΜƐϹ ΔƐΚΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹ
Nominative Quintus Herennius Etruscus Messius Decius Caesar
Obverse design bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription L Β
Reverse design Etruscus riding on galloping horse r., with r. hand spearing fallen enemy who lies on ground to the r., with r. arm raised
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference D 5104 = DS pl. 267
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1935, Maspero
2     P: 3361
3     B: 343/1887
4     CNA MBS 21, 26 June 1992, lot 531
5     D 5104 = DS pl. 267
6     J. Aiello coll.
7     Schulman NY, 17 June 1958, lot 465