RPC IX, 2295


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 2295
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 Roma (?) standing l., raising r. arm and holding sceptre and paludamentum
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Reference Geissen 2829
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Bern: Righetti 2843 Schulman NY, 17 June 1958, lot 469 = Schulman NY, 6 June 1969 (Mabbott coll.), lot 2579
2 2     ✸ Cologne Geissen 2829
3 3     DS pl. 268.10507