RPC IX, 2294

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2294
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Issue L Β = year 2
Dating AD 250/1
Obverse inscription Γ ΟΥΑΛ ΟϹΤΙΛ ΜƐϹ ΚΥΙΝΤΟϹ Κ
Nominative Gaius Valens Hostilianus Messius Quintus Caesar
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription L Β
Reverse design Eirene standing l., holding ears of corn and caduceus
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 12.93 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference D 5108, Geissen 2828, M 3822a
Specimens 17 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1864,1118.851 BMC 2099, pl. VII, rev.
2     P: 1932, Maspero
3     P: 1934, Maspero
4     P: 3362
5     B: Fox
6     NY: 1975.160.18
7     O: HCR31340 M 3822a
8     A: 1897-1898, IH, 1223 Demetrio 2933A
9     Cologne Geissen 2828
10     Milan SNG 1688
11     Yale: 2001.87.3758
12     CNG 91, 19 Sept. 2012, lot 802
13     D 5108
14     J. Aiello coll.
15     M&M GmbH 12, 10 Apr. 2003, lot 652
16     Malloy 14, 2 July 1979, lot 574
17     Triton IV, 5 Dec. 2000, lot 383