RPC IX, 1684

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1684
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Issue Group 3 and 4: bronze city coinage
Obverse inscription Γ ΟΥΑΛ ΟϹΤΙΛΙΑΝ ΜƐ ΚΥΙΝΤΟϹ ΚƐϹΑΡ
Nominative Gaius Valens Hostilianus Messius Quintus Caesar
Obverse design bare-headed and draped bust of Hostilian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧƐΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟΛΩ(Ν), Δ Ɛ, S C
Reverse design portable shrine with four columns enclosing statue of Tyche seated, facing, with river god (Orontes) facing, at her feet; above, ram running r.; usually, carry-bars at the base of the shrine
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 17.22 g
Axis 5, 6, 7, 11, 12
Reference CRS 502d, McAlee 1163
Specimens 14 (9 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1844,0425.1197 BMC 628
2     L: 1844,0425.302 BMC 629
3     L: GR.2011
4     L: GR.2012
5     B: 5293
6     B: Löbb
7     O
8     V: GR 21567
9     V: GR 21568
10     Yale: 2001.87.7237
11     CNG 29, 30 Mar. 1994, lot 988
12     CNG EA 285, 22 Aug. 2012, lot 231
13     CNG EA 71, 20 Aug. 2003, lot 113
14     Gorny & Mosch 134, 11 Oct. 2004, lot 2146