RPC IX, 591


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 591
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Colophon
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Magistrate Flavius Agathokles (strategos and priest of Apollo)
Obverse inscription ΚΥ ΕΡ ΕΤΡ ΜΕ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ΚΑΙ
Nominative Quintus Herennius Etruscus Messius Decius Caesar
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, right, seen from front
Reverse design archaic statue (kouros) of Apollo, standing right, arms hanging at his sides, fists clenched
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference Milne 253
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 592/1–5, 593/1. 1–2: same rev. die as 588/1–6.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Mu SNG 570
2 2     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 160, 9 Oct. 2007, lot 1911
3 3     Naville Numismatics 77, 13 Nov. 2022, lot 169