RPC IX, 551

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 551
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Magistrate Kominios Flavios Glykôn (strategos and theologos)
Obverse inscription ΚΥΙΝ ƐΡƐΝ ƐΤΡΟΥϹΚΟϹ ΔƐΚΙ
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΚΟΜ Φ ΓΛΥΚΩΝΟϹ ΠƐΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design nude Hermes walking, r., holding ram by forelegs, caduceus and chlamys; at r., head of ram on column
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 13.51 g
Axis 6
Reference SNG France 2289
Specimens 4
Die-links 1–4: same pair of dies. 1–4: same obv. die as 552/1–2, 4, 552A/1, 559/1–8 (Elaea).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1426 SNG 2289
2     Cop SNG 510 = Kraft pp. 151–2, no. 62b
3     ✸ O Naville IX, 18 June 1925, lot 890 = Weber 5229
4     V-ON Leypold 432 = Vecchi 7, 27 Oct. 1997, lot 1583