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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1773
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Hostilian; Trajan Decius; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  251
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  18.08
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 153. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Hostilian, bare, draped, facing r. Reverse: Apollo, half-draped, seated facing l., holding branch in r. and resting l. elbow on lyre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: C VOΔOOD… TW MES QVIVVTVS N C (Gaius Valens Hostilian Messius Quintus, Noble Caesar). Reverse: PƆ...NCIPL LIIHENTGıIS (Prince of Youth). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 215 (Trajan Decius)

4 Related People

Trajan Decius
Roman

251
Hostilian
Roman


Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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