RPC IX, 556

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 556
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Aeolis
City Elaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Magistrate Aurelius Dorylaos II (strategos)
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 ΑΥΡ ΔΟΡΥΛΑΟΥ Β ΕΛΑΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing left, holding patera and spear; at left, lighted altar; at right, shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 54
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 546/1–4 (Pergamum), 547/1–4 (Pergamum), 553/1–2 (Pergamum), 557/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1874,0715.292 BMC 54, pl. XXVI.6, rev. = Kraft p. 152, no. 63b