Coin Catalogue

Herennius Etruscus 251 A.D.

Taking the male form of his mother’s name, Etruscus was the son of Trajan Decius. Together with his father and younger brother Hostilian, the three were briefly co-emperors before he was killed in a battle with the Goths in Moesia (present Bulgaria) along with Decius himself.




AU Aureus


RIC 147a (Trajan Decius), C 25 Aureus Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC – Bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev: PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS – Herennius Herennius Etruscus standing left, holding wand and spear. c.251 (Rome). $14,123 12/5/02.




AR Antoninianus


RIC 138 (Trajan Decius), C 4 Antoninianus Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC – Radiate, draped bust right.
Rev: CONCORDIAAVGG – Hands, in handshake. September – December 250 (Rome). $87 3/21/03.



RIC 142b (Trajan Decius), C 11 Antoninianus Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC – Radiate, draped bust right.
Rev: PIETASAVGG – Mercury standing left, holding purse and caduceus.



RIC 143 (Trajan Decius), C 14 Antoninianus Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC – Radiate, draped bust right.
Rev: PIETASAVGVSTORVM – Sprinkler, simpulum, jug, and lituus. $75 3/6/03.



RIC 146 (Trajan Decius) Antoninianus Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC – Radiate, draped bust right.
Rev: PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS – Apollo seated left, holding branch and resting elbow on lyre. $71 4/18/02.



RIC 147c (Trajan Decius), C 26 Antoninianus Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC – Radiate, draped bust right.
Rev: PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS – Herennius standing left, holding wand and spear. 250-251 (Rome).



RIC 149 (Trajan Decius), C 39 Antoninianus Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC – Radiate, draped bust right.
Rev: SPESPVBLICA – Spes standing left, holding flower and raising skirt. July – December 250 (Rome).



RIC 151a (Trajan Decius), C 13a Antoninianus Obv: IMPCQHERETRMESDECIOAVG – Radiate, draped bust right.
Rev: PIETASAVGG – Mercury standing left, holding purse and caduceus. 251 (Rome). $750 9/19/01.



RIC 154 (Trajan Decius), C 41 Antoninianus Obv: IMPCQHERETRMESDECIOAVG – Radiate, draped bust right.
Rev: VICTORIAGERMANICA – Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm. 251 (Rome). $1,275 10/15/02.




AR Quinarius


RIC 147b (Trajan Decius), C 27 Quinarius Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC – Bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev: PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS – Herennius standing left, holding wand and spear. 250-251 (Rome). $1,250 9/25/02.




AE Sestertius


RIC 168a (Trajan Decius), C 15 Sestertius Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC – Bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev: PIETASAVGVSTORVM Exe: SC – Priestly implements: sprinkler behind ladle, pitcher, and lituus behind patera. 250-251 (Rome).



RIC 169a(var.) Sestertius Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC – Bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev: PRINCIVVENT – Apollo seated left, holding branch and resting arm on lyre. 250-251 (Rome). $300 9/24/03.



RIC 171a (Trajan Decius), C 28 Sestertius Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC – Bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev: PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS – Herennius Etruscus holding wand and spear. 250-251 (Rome).




AE As


RIC 167b (Trajan Decius), C 13 As Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC – Bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev: PIETASAVGG – Mercury standing left, holding purse and caduceus. 250-251 (Rome). $600 5/21/03.


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