RPC IX, 798


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 798
Province Phrygia-Caria
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Lydia
City Tripolis
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Γ ΜΕ ΟΥ ΔΕΚΙϹ ΚϹ (sic)
Nominative Gaius Messius Valens Decius Caesar
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Reference KM p. 188, no. 5
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Winterthur: 3992 KM p. 188, no. 5
2 2     D. Lowe coll.
3 3     ✸ M. Freechack coll.