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
Nominative Gaius Messius Quintus Decius Caesar
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
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rec 753
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1165 Wa 441 = Rec pl. LXXXV.38
2 2     P: 1166
3 3     Naville Numismatics 16, 12 July 2015, lot 311
4 4     SNG vA 697
5 5     CGT coll.