RPC IX, 273

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 273
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ ΟΥΑ ΟⳞΤΙ ΜƐⳞ 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 Sarapis standing l., raising r. arm, holding sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Rec 759
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1168 Rec pl. LXXXVI.1
2     SNG vA 696
3     Yapı Kredi 206
4     CGT coll. (exSavoca 16 Blue, 9 Feb. 2019, lot 649)