RPC IX, 2290


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2290
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 ΚΑΙϹΑ
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
Average weight 12.34 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference DS pl. 267.10505
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Löbb
2     Yale: 2001.87.4184
3     ✸ DS pl. 267.10505 = Peus 360, 27 Apr. 1999, lot 727
4     Schulman, 17 June 1958, lot 465