RPC IX, 588

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 588
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Colophon
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennia Etruscilla (Augusta)
Magistrate Phl Agathoclès (strategos and ‘priest of Apollo’)
Obverse inscription ƐΡƐΝ ƐΤΡΟΥϹΚΙΛΛΑ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Herennia Etruscilla Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Etruscilla, r., on crescent
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΦΛ ΑΓΑΘΟΚΛƐΟΥϹ ΚΟΛΟΦΩΝΙΩΝ
Reverse design archaic statue (kouros) of Apollo, standing r., arms hanging at his sides, fists clenched
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Milne 251
Specimens 6 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–6: same pair of dies. 1–6: same obv. die as 589/1–2, 590/1, 652/1–5 (Hypaepa), 653/1–5 (Hypaepa), 654/1–2 (Hypaepa), 655/1–5 (Hypaepa), 656/1–2 (Hypaepa). 1–6: same rev. die as 591/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: HPB,p104.7.B BMC 57, pl. VIII.13, rev. = Kraft p. 133, no. 128b
2 2     P: 1966/453, Delepierre
3 3     ✸ P: 334
4 4     NY: 1953.171.654
5 5     asiaminorcoins.com, 4607 (Jan. 2015)
6 6     CNG EA 203, 28 Jan. 2009, lot 291