RPC IX, 831


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 831
Province Phrygia-Caria
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Metropolis
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Obverse inscription ΜΕϹϹΙΟϹ ΚΥΙΝΤΟϹ ΚΑΙ
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 20 mm
Axis 7, 12
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1726E
2 2     ✸ Winterthur: 4188