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
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 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 (1 in the core collections)
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