RPC IX, 259


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 259
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ ΜΕϹ ΚΥΙ ΕΡΕ ΕΤΡΟΥ ΔΕΚΙΟΝ Κ
Nominative Gaius Messius Quintus Herennius Etruscus Decius Caesar
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Hygieia standing left, feeding serpent from patera
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 756
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 735/1878 Rec pl. LXXXV.41, rev.
2 2     ✸ NY: 1974.226.44