RPC IX, 979

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 979
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Pisidia
City Cremna
Reign Trajan Decius
Person (obv.) Hostilian (Caesar)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES MESS QVINTVM
Nominative Imperator Caesar Messius Quintus
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hostilian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription PROP COL CR
Reverse design nude Apollo advancing r., with quiver on shoulder, holding strung bow
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 3.58 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference vA Pisidien II, 1491–6
Specimens 8
Die-links 1–7: same pair of dies. 1–7: same obv. die as 980/1–3.
Note Same reverse die as Valerian, vA Pisidien II, 1524-6

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1925,0507.13 vA Pisidien II, 1493
2     P: 384 Wa 3717 (‘Etruscus’) = vA Pisidien II, 1492 = SNG 1520
3     C: Mossop vA Pisidien II, 1491, pl. 32
4     Mu vA Pisidien II, 1495
5     NY: 1974.226.152 vA Pisidien II, 1496
6     ex G. Plankenhorn coll. = vA Pisidien II, 1494 = Gorny & Mosch 126, 13 Oct. 2003, lot 1957 = Gorny & Mosch 126, 14 Oct. 2003, lot 1957
7     Giessener 104, 9 Oct. 2000, lot 712
8     CGT coll. (ex G. Rohde)