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Coin of Mallus with bust of Hostilian

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Hostilian to right. SVALENOCTILMECQVINTVMC (see scanned inscription on media screen for actual variations in form of letters in the obverse inscription) Reverse: Tyche seated, head left, between two vexilla, two rivergods swimming at her feet. MALL ...

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Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 1, 1968: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 251

Mint

Mallus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 19.23 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

68.578

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins