RPC IX, 686

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 686
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Samos
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennia Etruscilla (Augusta)
Obverse inscription ƐΡƐΝ ƐΤΡΟΥϹΚΙΛΛΑ ϹƐΒ
Nominative Herennia Etruscilla Augusta
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Etruscilla, r., on crescent
Reverse inscription ⳞΑΜΙΩΝ
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of Samian Hera standing facing, wearing kalathos, having fillets
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 10.15 g
Axis 5, 6, 7
Reference BMC 357
Specimens 21 (14 in the core collections)
Die-links 1, 3–4, 6–7, 9, 12–14, 17, 20–1: same pair of dies. 2, 5, 15, 18–19: same pair of dies. 8, 10–11: same pair of dies. 1–21: same obv. die as 680/1–8, 681/1–5, 682/1–14, 683/1–7, 9–12, 684/1–7, 685/1–9, 687/1–6, 8–9, 688/1–5. 1, 3–4, 6–7, 9, 12–14, 17, 20–1: same rev. die as 677/3–7. 2, 5, 15, 18–19: same rev. die as 677/1–2, 8.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L BMC 358
2     L: 1840,0217.200A BMC 357
3     L: 1979,0101.1819 SNG vA 2327 = Kraft p. 133, no. 13
4     P: 3549
5     P: 3550
6     B: Fox
7     B: Löbb
8     Cop SNG 1789
9     G SNG 1826
10     NY: 1944.100.47602
11     O
12     O
13     O
14     V: GR 18174
15     Boston: 63.2606 Schulten, 2 Nov. 1983, lot 665
16     Tübingen SNG 3304
17     Falghera 2398 = Weber 6347
18     Lanz 10, 3 Dec. 1977, lot 859 = MünzZentrum 64, 15 Apr. 1988, lot 647
19     Lanz 92, 4 June 1999, lot 1061
20     M&M 86, 3 June 1998, lot 73
21     Schulten, 2 Nov. 1983, lot 665