RPC IX, 590


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 590
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Colophon
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennia Etruscilla (Augusta)
Magistrate Flavius Agathokles (strategos and priest of Apollo)
Obverse inscription ΕΡΕΝ ΕΤΡΟΥϹΚΙΛΛΑ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Herennia Etruscilla Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Etruscilla, right, on crescent
Reverse design half nude Homer seated right, holding an open scroll
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference Milne 250
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 588/1–6, 589/1–2, 652/1–5 (Hypaepa), 653/1–5 (Hypaepa), 654/1–2 (Hypaepa), 655/1–5 (Hypaepa), 656/1–2 (Hypaepa). 1: same rev. die as 593/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Cop SNG 200 = Kraft p. 133, no. 128b