RPC IX, 262


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 262
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ ΜΕϹϹ ΚΥΙΝΤ ΔΕΚΙΟΝ Κ
Nominative Gaius Messius Quintus Decius Caesar
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference Leypold 197
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 260A/1, 261/1–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V-ON Leypold 197
2 2     ✸ Trade (Ancient Imports, VCoins)