RPC IX, 918


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 918
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Pisidia
City Baris
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Herennius Etruscus (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ Μ Κ ΕΤΡΟΥϹΚ ΔΕΚΙΟϹ Κ
Nominative Gaius Messius Quintus Etruscus Decius Caesar
Obverse design bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Etruscus, right, seen from front, with gorgoneion on cuirass
Reverse inscription ΒΑΡΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Mên, crescent behind, standing left, right foot on bull head, holding pine cone and sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference vA Pisidien II, 334–5
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 916/1–2, 917/1–3, 919/1–3, 920/1–9.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1897,0503.38 vA Pisidien II, 334, pl. 9, rev.
2 2     C McClean 8975 = vA Pisidien II, 335
3 3     CGT coll.