RPC IX, 1775

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 1775
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Issue Group 3, officina 7
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 front; below bust: Ζ
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ƐΞΟΥϹΙΑϹ, S C
Reverse design eagle standing on palm, l., spreading wings, holding wreath in beak
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 1, 7
Reference Prieur 652 (2), McAlee 1160e
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 1944.100.59350
2     ✸ Yale: 1938.6000.777 Dura Excavations 570
3     Tkalec May 2011, 9 May 2011, lot 262