RPC IX, 1457

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1457
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Aegeae
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Issue Year ΖϘϹ = 297
Dating AD 250/1
Obverse inscription Γ ΟΥ ΟϹ Μ ΚΥΙΝΤΟϹ Θ ΚΥ ϹƐΒΑ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΙΓƐΑΙⲰΝ ΝƐⲰΚΟΡΟΥ, ΖϘϹ
Reverse design draped, veiled and diademed bust of Hygieia, r., serpent around shoulder feeding from patera
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 11.44 g
Axis 6
Reference Haymann 225
Specimens 6
Die-links 1–6: same pair of dies.
Note Ziegler, p. 176, expands the obv. inscription as Γάιος Ουάλενς Οστιλιανός Μέσσιος Κουίντος Θεοῦ Κυίντου Υἱὸς Σεβαστοῦ.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 5/1908
2     Düsseldorf: Ls4252.32.50 Ziegler 1401
3     Künker list 142, Aug. 1998, lot 113
4     SNG Levante 1785 = CNG EA 106, 19 Jan. 2005, lot 122
5     Tahberer 218
6     ✸ Tahberer 219