Hostilian

Reece Period attributed: Period 12

Obverse image of a coin of Hostilian

Member of the Third Century Emperors dynasty.

Coins for this issuer were issued from 251 until 251.

Gaius Valens Hostilianus Messius Quintus was Trajan Decius’ younger son. He became Caesar in 251, and survived his father and brother. Decius’ successor, Trebonianus Gallus, adopted Hostilian and raised him to Augustus, but Hostilian died after a very short period of joint rule when he contracted the Plague.

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Record: ASHM-D8A016
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Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A base silver Roman radiate of Hostilian (…
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Record: CAM-FE687D
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Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: An incomplete silvered radiate of Hostili…
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Record: NARC-02EC07
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Description: A base silver Roman radiate of Hostilian a…
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Record: SUSS-213574
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Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Base silver radiate of Hostilian as Caesar…
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