RPC IX, 1387


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1387
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ ΟΥΑΛΕΝ ΟϹΤΙΛΙ ΚΥΙΝΤΟΝ
Nominative Gaius Valens Hostilianus Quintus
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ, Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design Sandan standing on horned lion(?) enclosed in a pyramidal monument covered by round canopy supported by two figures wearing Phrygian cap; on monument, eagle
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 12
Reference SNG France 1782–3
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3, 5: same pair of dies. 1–5: same obv. die as 1386/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1499 SNG 1782
2 2     P: 1500 Wa 4688 = SNG 1783
3 3     V-ON Leypold 2702
4 4     ✸ Tahberer 1677
5 5     CGT coll. = ex Rohde coll.