RPC IX, 265


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 265
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ ΟΥΑ ΟϹΤΙ ΜΕϹ ΚΥΙΝΤΟΝ Κ
Nominative Gaius Valens Hostilianus Messius Quintus Caesar
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing left, holding patera and spear; at feet, shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Yapı Kredi 207
2 2     ✸ CGT coll. = Naville 20, 7 Feb. 2016, lot 248
3 3     Naville 21, 20 Mar. 2016, lot 262