RPC IX, 1477


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1477
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Anazarbus
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Issue Year ΗΞϹ = 268
Dating AD 250
Nominative Messius Quintus Caesar
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΝΑΖΑΡΒΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠ, Γ Γ, ƐΤ ΗΞϹ
Reverse design river god (Pyramos) reclining l., holding cornucopia and reed
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Reference Ziegler, Anazarbos, 746
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 1476/1–9, 1478/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 247 Wa 4158 = SNG 2126
2 2     Ziegler, Anazarbos, 746.2, pl. 31, rev.
3 3     CGT coll.