RPC IX, 271


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 271
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ ΟΥΑΛΕΝΤ ΟⳞΤ ΜΕⳞ ΚΥΙΝΤΟΝ Κ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design to l., Hygieia standing r., feeding serpent from patera; in centre, Telesphorus standing facing; to r., Asclepius standing l., holding serpent staff
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 8.31 g
Axis 1
Reference Rec 762
Specimens 3
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1171 Rec pl. LXXXVII.4, rev.
2     Cologne Weiser 142
3     Cologne Weiser 143