RPC IX, 830


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 830
Province Phrygia-Caria
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Metropolis
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Obverse inscription ΜΕϹϹΙΟϹ ΚΥΙΝΤΟϹ Κ
Nominative Messius Quintus Caesar
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ ΦΡ
Reverse design four ears of corn bound together in sheaf
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 8
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 829/1–5.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1874,0716.171 BMC 8, pl. XXXIX.2
2 2     ✸ L: 1979,0101.2282 SNG vA 3884
3 3     Egger 46, 11 May 1914 (Prowe III), lot 1793