Coin of Nicomedia with bust of Hostilian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

65.547

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Hostilian right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Within wreath, inscription in Greek.

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