RPC IX, 2198

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2198
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, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AEL KAP COM(M) P F
Reverse design she-wolf standing on line, r., head, l., feeding twins; behind her, legionary eagle
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 14.30 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Kadman I I 202, Meshorer 181
Specimens 7 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.63159 SNG 633
2     J-MJA: 1955 Kadman I 185 = Meshorer 181
3     IMJ Sofaer 162
4     IMJ: 2010.065.29166
5     CNG 90, 23 May 2012, lot 1217
6     Goldberg 41, 27 May 2007, lot 2721
7     Rosenberger I, 100