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Antoninianus with bust of Hostilian, struck under Trajan II Decius

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Obverse: Bust of Hostilian, radiate, draped, cuirassed, right. CVALENSHOSTILMESQVINTVSNC Reverse: Hostilian in military dress standing left, holding military standard in right hand and spear (with no point) in left. PRINCIPIIVVE NTVTIS.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 251

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.52 gm.

Accession Number

92.149

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins