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Coin of Nicomedia with bust of Hostilian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Hostilian right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Within wreath, Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 249–251

Mint

Nicomedia, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.13 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.547

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins