RPC IX, 1478


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1478
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, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΝΑΖΑΡΒΟΥ ΜΗ, Γ Γ, ΕΤ ΗΞϹ
Reverse design river god (Pyramos) reclining left, holding cornucopia and reed
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference Ziegler, Anazarbos, 747
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 1476/1–9, 1477/1–3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ X. Loriot, D. Nony, BSFN 26 (1971), p. 128
2 2     Ziegler, Anazarbos, 747.2, pl. 31, rev.