RPC IX, 103


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 103
Province Dacia
Region Dacia
City Province of Dacia
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Issue AN V
Dating AD 250/1
Obverse inscription C VAL HOST M QVINTVS C
Nominative Gaius Valens Hostilianus Messius Quintus Caesar
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription PROVINCIA DACIA, AN V
Reverse design Dacia, wearing Dacian cap, standing left, holding two vexilla inscribed V and XIII and sword; at left, eagle standing left, head right, holding wreath in beak; at right, lion standing left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 5, 7
Reference AMNG 47, Cavagna 244, 246 (5)
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 380
2 2     Budapest SNG 93
3 3     Budapest SNG 94
4 4     Private coll. = Martin 4.51.3, pl. VII