RPC IX, 1435

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1435
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Mallus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Obverse inscription S VALEN OCTIL MEC QVINTVM C
Nominative Gaius Valens Hostilianus Messius Quintus Caesar
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription MALLO COLONIA
Reverse design turreted and veiled Fortuna seated on rocks, l., holding ear of corn; on each side, Roman vexillum inscribed S and C; at her feet, two river gods (Pyramos) swimming in different directions
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference BMC 34
Specimens 20 (5 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2, 5–6, 18: same pair of dies. 3, 11: same pair of dies. 1–8, 11, 15, 18: same obv. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: G.4200 BMC 34
2 2     B: 157/1889
3 3     B: B-I
4 4     B: I-B
5 5     ✸ NY: 1944.100.78743
6 6     Boston: 68.578
7 7     Jacquier 17, 1995, lot 517 = Jacquier 18, 1996, lot 380
8 8     Künker 34, 8 Oct. 1996, lot 576
9 9     Lanz 138, 26 Nov. 2007, lot 853
10 10     SNG Levante 1297
11 11     MünzZentrum 152, 2 Sept. 2009, lot 355
12 12     Peus 353, 29 Oct. 1997, 600
13 13     Peus 378, 28 Apr. 2004, lot 1107
14 14     Rauch Summer 2007, 11 Sept. 2007, lot 970 = Künker 97, 7 Mar. 2005, lot 1792
15 15     Schulman NY, 6 June 1969 (Mabbott coll.), lot 2183
16 16     Tahberer 973
17 17     Tahberer 974
18 18     SNG vA 5727
20 20     Ziegler 916
21 21     D. Lowe coll.