RPC IX, 708


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 708
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Philadelphia
Region Lydia
City Philadelphia
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ ΕΤΡΟΥϹΚ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Etruscus Decius Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΕ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Athena seated on cuirass and shield, left, holding statue of Artemis of Ephesus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Reference LS p. 126, no. 42
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 709/1–2, 710/1–2, 711/1–3, 712/1–5, 723/1–5 (Maeonia).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B LS p. 126, no. 42
2 2     ✸ G. Giorgobiani coll.