RPC IX, 558


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 558
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Aeolis
City Elaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennia Etruscilla (Augusta)
Magistrate Aurelius Dorylaos II (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΕΡΕΝ ΕΤΡΟΥϹΚΙΛΛΑ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Herennia Etruscilla Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Etruscilla, right, on crescent
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΔΟΡΥΛΑΟΥ ΕΛΑΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Menestheus (?) standing left, in military dress, holding patera over lighted altar and sword; at left, tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 549/1, 5 (Pergamum), 550/1–4 (Pergamum). 1–3: same rev. die as 559/1–8.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: I-B
2 2     ✸ O Kraft p. 151, no. 61b
3 3     O. Tekin, A. Erol-Özdizbay, ‘Coins from Allianoi Excavations: Campaign of 2000’, Colloquium Anatolicum 13 (2014), pp. 295–6, no. 10, pp. 331