RPC IX, 553

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 553
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Magistrate Cominius Flavius Glykon (strategos and theologos)
Obverse inscription ΚΥΙΝ ΕΡΕΝ ΕΤΡΟΥϹΚΟϹ ΜΕϹ ΔΕΚΙ
Nominative Quintus Herennius Etruscus Messius Decius
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Ϲ ΚΟΜ Φ ΓΛΥΚΩΝΟϹ, ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ ΠΡΩΤΩΝ Γ ΝΕΩΚ
Reverse design Zeus seated left, holding Nike and sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 5
Reference MG p. 257, no. 143
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 546/1–4, 547/1–4, 556/1 (Elaea), 557/1 (Elaea).
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18266283, 1900 Imhoof-Blumer MG p. 257, no. 143
2 2     CNG EA 565, 3 July 2024, lot 365