RPC IX, 919


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 919
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 ΠΟΛΥΚΑΡΠΟϹ ΒΑΡΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design river god (Polykarpos) reclining left, holding reed and cornucopia, resting on urn from which water flows
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference vA Pisidien II, 336
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 916/1–2, 917/1–3, 918/1–3, 920/1–9.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 33309 vA Pisidien II, 336, pl. 9, rev.
2 2     Lindgren I, 1271
3 3     ✸ CGT coll. = Biga EA 7, 4 Dec. 2021, lot 389