RPC IX, 980


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 980
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, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription VLTRI COL CR
Reverse design Nemesis standing left, raising skirt with right hand; at feet, left, griffin placing forepaw on wheel
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 12
Reference vA Pisidien II, 1497–8
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 979/1–7.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1874,0716.77 BMC 13, pl. XXXV.8, rev., as Etruscus = vA Pisidien II, 1497, pl. 32, rev.
2 2     B vA Pisidien II, 1498
3 3     CGT coll.
4 4     CGT coll. = Naville 60, 27 Sept. 2020, lot 158