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.

AE Antoninianus

RIC 143, Cohen 14 AE Antoninianus Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC - Radiate bust right, draped
Rev: PIETASAVGVSTORVM - Sprinkler, simpulum, jug, and littus. Lot sold for $44 2/13/02.


RIC 147, S 2743 AR Antoninianus Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC - Radiate bust right, draped
Rev: PRINCIPIIVENTVTIS, Emperor standing left holding spear and wand.


RIC 149, Cohen 39 AR Antoninianus Obv: QHERETRMESDECIVSNOBC - Radiate bust right, draped
Rev: SPESPVBLICA - Spes standing left, holding flower and raising skirt. Lot sold for $37 11/13/01.


Sestertius

RIC 171a, Cohen 28 Sestertius Obv: QHERETRMESDECIUSNOBC. Draped bust and bare head of emperor.
Rev: PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS. Herennius holding rod and spear.