RPC IX, 257A

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 257A
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ ΜΕⳞ ΚΥΙ ΕΡΕ ΕΤΡΟΥ ΔΕΚΙΟΝ Κ
Nominative Gaius Messius Quintus Herennius Etruscus Decius Caesar
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter standing l., holding ears of corn and torch
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 258/1–5.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ CGT coll.