RPC IX, 270

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 270
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ ΟΥΑΛΕΝΤ ΟⳞΤ ΜΕⳞ ΚΥΙΝΤΟΝ Κ
Nominative Gaius Valens Hostilianus Messius Quintus Caesar
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Homonoia seated l., holding patera and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 763bis
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1172 Rec pl. LXXXVI.6, rev.
2     B: 287/1871 Rec pl. LXXXVI.5, rev.
3     ✸ Cologne Weiser 144
4     CNA MBS 14, 20 Mar. 1991, lot 376
5     SNG vA 698
6     Waldemar S. coll.