Coin of Mallus with bust of Hostilian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 251


Mint: Cilicia, Mallus

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

68.578

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Hostilian to right. SVALENOCTILMECQVINTVMC
Reverse: Tyche seated, head left, between two vexilla, two rivergods swimming at her feet.
MALL O CO LON[IA] On vexilla: S C

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