RPC IX, 258

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 258
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 Homonoia standing l., holding patera and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1, 2, 12
Reference Rec 758
Specimens 6 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–5: same obv. die as 257A/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: I-B Rec pl. LXXXV.43
2 2     Cologne Weiser 139
3 3     Cologne Weiser 140
4 4     ✸ Cologne Weiser 141
5 5     van der Dussen 15, 2 Apr. 1991, lot 401
6 6     CGT coll. = Lydia EA 11, 2 Oct. 2021, lot 603