RPC IX, 261

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 261
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ ΜΕⳞⳞ ΚΥΙΝΤ ΔΕΚΙΟΝ Κ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Sarapis standing l., raising r. arm, holding sceptre; at feet, l., lighted altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 8.18 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rec 753
Specimens 5
Die-links 1–5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 260A/1, 262/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1165 Wa 441 = Rec pl. LXXXV.38
2     P: 1166
3     Naville Numismatics 16, 12 July 2015, lot 311
4     SNG vA 697
5     CGT coll.