RPC IX, 256


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 256
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ ΜΕⳞ ΚΥΙ ΕΡΕ ΕΤΡΟΥ ΔΕΚΙΟΝ Κ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing l., holding Nike, spear and shield
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 8.23 g
Axis 12
Reference Rec 755
Specimens 4
Die-links 1, 4: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1838,0419.53 BMC 135
2     B: Rauch Rec pl. LXXXV.40, rev.
3     Turin see Rec
4     Zwicker 1076