RPC IX, 2196


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2196
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Aelia Capitolina
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Obverse inscription C VAL OST MES QVINTVS CAE
Nominative Gaius Valens Hostilianus Messius Quintus Caesar
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AEL KAP COM(M) P F
Reverse design Salus seated left, feeding serpent from patera
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference Kadman I I 199, Meshorer 184
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1908,0110.1993 BMC 110, pl. XI.5
2 2     J-MJA Meshorer 184
3 3     IMJ Sofaer 164